Order number : 18013
Katana in Koshirae.（NBTHK Hozon Paper）
Signature :Echizen jyu Harima Daijyo Hujiwara Shigetaka
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 69.7 cm or 27.4 inches.
Sori :1.2cm or 0.47 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.22cm or 1.26 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.08 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun
Shape : This blade is wide and thick with little Sori. Kissaki is long.
Jigane :Itame-hada well gained with jinie attached. We can see Hadame well.
Hamon :Niedeki, Gonome-midare.KInsuji works. round Boshi.
Special feature: Shige taka continued to several generation from the first geberation.
First generation looks Koto blade. From 2nd to later generation
Hamon is regular Gunome midare hamon with well grained Jignane.
The blade is suriage and Machiokuri but healthy blade.
Saya :Kawari Nuri Saya
Tsuba : patterns are engraved into round iron Tsuba.
Menuki : Syakudo plate, a rod is carved.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.