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 Jyo Jyo 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.