Ordering number : AS20104
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)
Signature: Fuyuhiro Saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 64.54 cm or 25.40 inches.
Sori :1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.15 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.6 cm or 1.02 inches.
Kasane : 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
The weight of the sword: 735 grams.
Era : Late Muromachi period, around Tenbun era.
Shape : Rather wide and thick blade with O-Kissaki.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada and Ko Mokume Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare and Ko Gunome Midare with Ko Ashi and Yo.
There are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is Midarekomi Kaen Hakikake style.
Special feature: Fuyuhiro was a swordsmith of Wakasa province.
He was a son of Soshu Hirotsugu. He moved to Jyaku shu.
He characterized by a mixed style of Soshu-Den.
He made many swords.
From Aoi Art: This blade has large Sori and O-kissaki nice shape.
The Jigane is high quality and bright.
The Nakago is also nice rust color and Yasurime.
In the Ha, there are a lot of works. We recommend this Katana for you.
Perhaps this sword was of a higher Samurai.
It is a wonderful sword that makes you feel quality.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation Paper: whole Oshigata.