Ordering number : 18189
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Hizen Koku Kawachi Kami Fujishi Masahiro
(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 : Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 70.0 cm or 27.55 inches.
Sori : 2.2 cm or 0.86 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.10 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.17 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Edo period around Kanbun era.
Shape : Wide and thick Katana with large Sori.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare.
Special feature: Hizen no kuni Kawachi no kami Fujiwara Masahiro was stream of the first generation Tadayoshi.
He was a first son of the first generation Masahiro.
First he said Musashi Kami Masanaga and then Hishu Saga
Ju Fujiwara Masahiro and Kawachi kami Fujiuji Masahiro,
Kawachi Kami Fujiwara Masahiro, He passed away Genroku 12th 73 years of age.
His subject is active Gumnome midare hamon like summer clouds.
This work has Masahiro’s distinctive hamon.
It is gunome midare hamon with much Sori curvature.
Tsuba: Iron Tsuba, crane is engraved with open work.
Saya :Kawari Nuri Saya.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo Nanako, horse is engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Shakudo Nanako, horse is engraved with gold color.
Kojiri: Shakudo, wave design is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art : Niedeki woth deep nioikuchi gunome midare and Tobiyaki active wild feeling hamon.
The blade is wide and thick with deep sori Okissaki noce shape sword without Kizu and flow.
The signature of Fujiuji is rear iyem.
We recommend this nice active sword.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.