Ordering number : 16547
Katana in Koshirae.(Japanese army Gunto koshirae)
Signature : Fuunsai Hayama Enshin Zo Kore.
Taisho 4 Nen 3 Gatsu Hi (March 1915)
The blade was made at 1915, March. guarantee NBTHK Hozon Token.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper gold color single habaki.
Blade length : 67.0 cm or 26.37 inches.
Sori :1.3cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.56 cm or 1.00 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.73 cm or 0.68 inches.
Kasane : 0.75cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Taisho 4th(1915)
Shape : The blade is elegant shape with regular thickness and width.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach muji style jigane.
Hamon :niedeki suguha and notare hamon mixed
with small ashi and Yo work.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: Hayama Enshin was born at Kouka 2nd
and named Suzuki Masahiro and moved to Edo and studied
under the Suzuki Masao and tried to make cut well sword.
At that period western steal was imported from western countries.
So He tried to make swords mixed up western steal
and Japanese tamahagane.
I saw some swords which was made by mixed up sword.
The blade was deep nioikuchi wonderful hamon.
He passed away, Taisyo 9th Feb 14th.
Koshirae : Japanese army officer’s mounting.
From Aoi Art: After the Edo period finished,
western culture were introduced from oversea.
Western steal also imported high quality steal
and cut well and also efficient way mass productive way.
Enshin made sword by cut well western steal
with Japanese adhesive power steal mixed up
and succeeded to make swords.
Recently it is rather hard to look for Hayama Enshin
sword because some sword collectors are collecting Enshin’s sword.
This sword has high quality army officer’s mounting.
Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 450,000JPY-. (including the shipping fee)