Ordering number: 22164
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Genji gann Kinoene Nen Hachigatsu Hi
Soushi Yamon Naokatsu.
Explanation: Tamon Naokatsu made this sword at 1864 Genji Kinoene August.
shinshin to:Cyujyo saku:Musashi
(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.
habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length :72.4 cm or 28.5 inches.
Sori : 1.7cm or 0.66 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.16cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.15cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.73cm or 0.28 inches.
The weight of the sword 845 grams
Era : Edo period Genji 1st (1864)
Shape : Wide and thick sword with deep Sori and longer Kissaki
Jigane : Ko-Itame-Hada well grained beautiful Jigane
Shinogi: Ko-Itame and Masame mixed.
Hamon : Niedeki Gunome-Midare and Choji Midare mixed, deep Nioikuichi and Ashi worked. Boshi is Midarekomi style.
From Aoi Art: This sword was judged as Naokatsu. Blade is wide and Kissaki s O-Kissaki. Jigane well grained and there is no flaw. This sword looks similar to his father’s sword, Jiro Taro Naokatsu. We recommend you this large sword. The sword quality is very good and fantastic high ranking blade. The length is long with deep sori and actibe Cyoji midare hamon.
We recommend this sword.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta.