Ordering number : 18380
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : HIDA KAMI FUJIWARA UJIFUSA (First generation)
Shinto: Jyo Saku: Wazamono: Mino and Owari
(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 by high ranking polisher.
Habaki :silver wrapprd single habaki
Blade length : 71.3 cm or 28.1 inches.
Sori :1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.35cm or 1.32inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.39 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane : 0.77cm or 0.3 inches.
Era : Early Edo Keicyo era.
Shape : The blade is wide (3.35cm) and thick with suitable sori
and oolossaki bo-shi gorgeous very healthy blade without Kizu and flow.
Jigane :Itame hada and mokume hada mixed with jinie attach and chikei work.
The itame on the whole is more outstanding than usual，
Hamon :Niedeki gunome midare with thick nioikuchi.
In hamon, some sunagashi, and small kinsuji work.
The hamon looks gentle compare with regular temper line.
The basic hamon of almost notare-like patterns is mixed with gunome
and in displays fraying areas.
Special feture:Hida Kami Ujihusa was working early Edo keicyo era at Mino province
and moved to Owari.He was a son of the Wakasa Kami Ujifusa.
He was born Eiroku 10th Nosyu seki and named Kawamura Isechiyo and
changed his name to Heijyuro. At Tensyo 5th he was working beside
of Oda Nobutaka as soba Kosyo at age 11 years but his master cut his body,
he became Ronin (samurai without his work jobless) He moved
to Kiyosu and became sword maker.
At Tensyo 19th Kanpaku Hidetsugu became load of Kiyosu, 3 sword makers Ujifusa, Masatsune
and Nobutaka were permitted to meet Hidetsugu and moved to Nagoya Keicyo 15-16.
At Kaei 8 first of January Osyogatsu,He retired and gave his house to Bizen suke Uhihusa
at the same year October he passed away age 65.
From Aoi Art: His subject is very similar with Muramasa active hamon.
This sword looks soft feeling not wild feeling sword.
The blade is very healthy nice shape and fantastic Jigane without any faults.
We recommend this sword for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation Paper: whole Oshigata.