Ordering number: 20317
Katana in Shirasaya( NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Harima Daijo Fujiwara Shigetaka (2nd generation)
(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.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : ６６．５ cm or 26.2inches.
Sori:１.2 cm or 0.472 inches.
Width at the hamachi: ３.３５cm or 1.32 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: ２．６４ cm or 1.04 inches.
Kasane: ０．５５cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword ６９０grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era
Shape: Regular width and length sword with shallow Sori and longer Kissaki
Jigane: Ko-Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached beautiful Jigane.
Hamon: Nie-Deki-Gunome Midare with Ashi. Boshi is round shape with large Notare
Special feature: Harima Daijo Fujiwara Sigetaka 2nd generation usually make regular shape sword with O-Kissaki. Jigane well grained and Hamon is Gunome-Midare with Ashi. This is a good quality sword that looks like Yasutsugu.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.