Ordering number : AS20155
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Kanesada (3rd generation)
(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 : Copper and Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 69.9 cm or 27.51 inches.
Sori :1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.34 cm or 1.31 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.4 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane : 0.63cm or 0.24 inches.
The weight of the sword 730 grams.
Era : The end of Muromachi period.
Shape : Wide and thick Kanata with large Sori.
The shape is very nice.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Shirake Utsuri.
Hamon : Nie Deki, pointed shape Gunome Midare. There are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is Hakikake style. The Hamon is the best of the 3rd generation.
Special feature: Kanesada is most famous for the first, 2nd, and 3rd generations.
The 2nd generation is called Izumi Kami Kanesada.
He is praised as the best of Mino swordsmith with Kanemoto 2nd generation. This blade was made by the 3rd generation
Saya :Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba :Likes Higo Tsuba. It was made around modern times.
Menuki : Copper, cow is engraved with gold color.
Fuchi: Shakudo Nanako, person is engraved with godl color.
Kashira: black horn.
From Aoi Art: This blade is wide and thick with large Sori.
The Nakago is slightly shaved. We guess that it is cut to match the sword to the Koshirae.
We recommend this Katana for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.