Ordering number : 17025
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Hizen Kuni Yamato Daijyo Fujiwara Kanehiro (first generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo sakuranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :goal wrapped single habaki and engraved some design.
Blade length : 69.2 cm or 27.244inches.
Sori :1.0m or 0.394 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.94 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.14 cm or 0.843inches.
Kasane : 0.65 or 0.26 inches.
Weight of the blade 750 grams
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape :The blade is slightly Machiokuri
and regular width, thickness with small sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :KKoitame hada well grained
with jinie attach nice Hizen jigane.
Hamon :Konie deki cyouji midare, Gunome midare mixed
with ashinaga cyoji midare mixed up and sunagashi, kinsuji yo scatter.
special feature:Hizen Kuni Yamato Daijyo Fujiwara Kanehiro frist
generation is called Rokuro daemon and got the title of Yamato Kami.
He was called Wakihizen which means not main stream
of Hizen Tadayoshi group. So he made active wild feeling his
own Hamon not formal shape hamon.
From Aoi Art : I guarantee the signature of this sword
but NBTHK Issued as Horyu judged which is whether
the signature is genuine or not. So please understand this.
The sword is very nice hizen jigane and very active cyoji midare
and gunome midair mixed wild feeling active hamon
which looks like Tadakuni or Mitsuhira Ichimonji style sword.
On the sashiura middle part Jigane, 2 needle spots Kizu
but not serious. The sword is very active wonderful Ichimonji
style sword and not get tired. So we recommend this sword for you.
Aoi Art estimation Paper: whole Oshigata.