Ordering number : 20489
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Kanetsune
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : copper single habaki.
Blade length : 70.0 cm or 27.5 inches.
Sori :1.36cm or 0.53 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2、84cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2、26 cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.55cm or 0.21 inches.
The weight of the sword 720 grams.
Era : Muromachi period. Eisho era. Around 1504
Shape : Sword with about 6cm Machiokuri. Wide and thick shape
with deep Sori and long Kissaki. Good shape sword.
Jigane : Itame-Hada well grained. Jinie attached. Shirake-Utsuri is visible.
Hamon: Nie-Deki Suguha based Ko-Gunome-Midare with Tobiyaki.
Special feature: Kanetsune is famous Sue-Zaki sword smith next to Kanemoto and Kanesada.
He good at Suguha sword with clear Jigane and sharp sword.
Tsuba: Round Shakudo Tsuba with Fukurin by Syakudo plate.
Birds and plants are engraved.
Fuchikashira: Copper plate. Bamboo leves are engraved with gold color.
Saya: Black color with thin Ishime style pattern.
Menuki: Family crest is engraved with gold color .
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation Paper: whole Oshigata.