Ordering number : 19170
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Echizen Ju Shimousa Daijo Fujiwara Kanemasa
Enpo 4 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi Goshu Oite Hikone Zo Kore
Shinto: Wazamono: Chu Saku: Echizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to yo Jyo saku Jyo Saku Regular saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : silver single habaki.
Blade length : 72.1 cm or 28.38 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.20 cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.05 cm or 0.80 inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword 745 grams.
Era : Edo period, Kanbun era.
Shape : Regular width and thickness.
Jigane : Itame Hada, Hadadachi Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi and long Kinsuji.
The Habuchi is soft. Boshi is Midarekomi.
Special feature: Shimousa Daijo Fujiwara Kanemasa,
he was also called as Hattori Kichibee.
Grand son of Seki Kanenori the 5th generation.
Saya : Black and red color, like Tsuishu style.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba,
Menuki : Shakudo, rabbit is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Iron pattern is engraved with gold color.
Kojiri: Iron with silver inlay.
From Aoi Art: Sashiura side is Masame Hada.
In Hamon, there are many Sunagashi and long Kinsuji.
This is a masterpiece blade. It is rare that the Nakago has production date.
The blade reminds of Kiyomaro. We recommend this blade.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.