Ordering number : 15931
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Signature: Echigo Kami Kanesada (2nd generation)
Shinto: Jyo Jyo saku: Owazamono: Settsu.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 75.8 cm or 29.84 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.17 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.30 cm or 0.90 inches.
Kasane : 0.69 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period around Enpo era.
Shape : Long, wide and thick Katana with small Sori.
Kanei era style sword.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Nice Osaka Jigane.
Hamon : From Hamachi is Suguha and then Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi and Doranba. The Habichi is soft.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Special feature:Echigo (No) Kami Kanesada the Second forged this katana.
It is said that he was born in Mino or Kochi province.
He learned under Kanesada the First at Osaka and later became a son-in-law.
The Second was superior to the First and ranked at O-waza-mono.
Excellent worknanship was on the same level with Tsuda Sukehiro and Inoue Shinkai.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Mokko shape Shakudo Nanako Tsuba,
flowers are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Shishi dog is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shibuichi, peony is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: This Echigo Kami Kanesada is long blade, thick and wide.
The Hamon is Doranba and bright. 2nd generation of Kanesada had studied Doranaba from his master Sukehiro.
The Koshirae is also nice. The Menuki, it might be solid gold.
We stongly recommend this Katana for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation Paper: whole Oshigata.