Ordering Number: 23480
Katana in Shirasaya： NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Inscription: Hishū Karatsu-jū Kawachi no Kami Minamoto Motoyuki (1st Generation)
Our company categorizes swords based on their craftsmanship as top-notch, excellent, high-quality, and standard. This sword is classified as an excellent work.
Habaki: Single-layer gold-plated
Blade Length: 69.0 cm (27.2 in)
Curvature: 2.0 cm (0.8 in)
Peg Hole: 1
Width at Base: 3.2 cm (1.3in)
Width at Tip: 2.1cm (0.8in)
Thickness: 0.7 cm (0.3 in)
Weight: 755 g
Era: the early Edo period, around late17th century
Shape: The blade is wide and thick, the curve is deep. Kissaki is long.
Jigane: dense Itamehada well grained.
Hamon: Suguha with small ashi. Boshi is deep and rounded.
Features: Shinto: Chujo-saku: Bungo
This Shinogi-ji is the same Itamehada as jigane, doulble hamon in the blade, and Chikei appears, that reminds me of ancient swords. The shape is also very good. We strongly recommend this sword.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi estimation paper with whole Oshigata
Price: 850,000 JPY-.