Ordering number : 17205
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature : Heianjo Mori Hayato Ooe Kanetoshi
Kun i ko Kitae No
(The The samurai ordered the blade good Jigane and forgeg blade)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs toJyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaki :copper single habaki old one.
Blade length : 86.5 cm or 34 inches.
Sori 0.6cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.45cm or 1.36 inches.
Width at the Kissaki :2.3cm or 0.91inches.
Kasane :0.94cm or 0.37 inches.
The weigth of the blade:1430 grams
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is very long(34inches) and wide(0.91 inches) with small
sori and regular kissaki which is called Kinno to.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained soft feeling texture.
Hamon :Niedeki suguha hamon and from the monouchi to kissaki, active thick nioikuchi and brusu up kaen style Boshi.
Special feature:Ooe Kanetoshi was working at Mino province.
The Jigane and Hamon is very similar Satuma Yasuyuki and
Yasuuji Kyusyu sword makers.
This sword engraved Kimi Yoru Yoi Kitae No(The owner orded
him to make high quality nice texture .
At that time Japan was divided 2 sections Kinno and Sabaku.
This Kosirae is called Kino-to sword straight,long and also long tsuka.
The jigane is extreamly nice Mochitetsu(rice cake) soft feeling well grained Jigane.
The good point is nice Jigane and deep nioikuchi active hamon and also kaen style boshi.
Koshirae : The Koshirae is unusual long staraight and long Tsuka.
Saya :black roiro saya and blue shell stripe are inlayed.
Tsuba :On the mokko style iron Tsuba aoi leaves are
painted with gold color.
Menuki : Hujin Raijin gods are engraved by syakudo plate.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 1,000,000 JPY-. (shipping costs not included in price)