Ordering number: AS20105
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(consignment sale)
Signature : Hitachi Kami Muneshige.
Motte Nanbantetsu saku No
shinto: chu jyo saku:Settsu.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed J single habaki.
Blade length : 63.1cm or 24.84 inches.
Sori :1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.14 cm or 1.236 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.28 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.276 inches.
The weight of the sword 690 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape: The blade is wide and thick with small sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane: Koitame Hada well grained with jinie attach
beautiful Osaka jigane.
Hamon: From Hamachi, suguha hamon and then square
round shape gunome midair continued to the kissaki
with small ashi soft habuchi
Bo-shi is round shape hakikake style.
Special feature: Hitachi Kami Muneshige was working at Settu province.
At that period a lot of famous sword makers were working
at that period. So his sword was influenced a lot.
so he made like sukehiro Shikai Hamon.
From Aoi Art: This sword is a healthy blade without Kizu and flow.
The sword is active Hamon and already got NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.