Ordering number: AS19228
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature :(Eda Kiku Mon) Daihoshi Hokyo Rai Eisen Izumi Kami Fujiwara Rai Kinmichi
Enpo 9 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi (August 1681)
(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.
Habaki: Gold and silver foiled double Habaki.
Blade length: 63.3 cm or 24.92 inches.
Sori :1.7 cm or 0.66 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.45 cm or 1.35 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.27 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Era : Edo period around Enpo era.
Shape : The blade is wide 3.45cm and thick. nice shape Katana.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Yamashiro Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, from Hamachi is Suguha and then Gunome Midare.
The Gunome Midare is angular shape. There are many Ashi and Sunagashi.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: The blade was made by Eisen(the 2nd of Rai Kinmichi) and the 3rd generation of Izumi Kami Kinmichi.
This Gunome Midare Hamon is similar to the 2nd generation Iga Kami Kinmichi.
From Aoi Art: The blade was made jointly by Daihoshi Hokyo Rai Eisen Izumi Kami Fujiwara Rai Kinmichi.
There is a production date “Enpo 9 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi (August 1681)” on the Nagago.
There is few blade that has Ura-Mei.
This blade is very valuable material.
We strongly recommend it for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.