Ordering number: AS19621
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : (Kiku Mon) Echizen Kami Minamoto Rai Nobuyoshi
Shinto: Chu Jyo Saku: Wazamono: Settsu.
(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: 62.5 cm or 24.6 inches.
Sori :1.06cm or 0.417 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.33cm or 1.311 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.21 cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.69 cm or 0.272 inches.
The weight of the sword 730 grams.
Era : Edo period Enpo era: 1673.
Shape: The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane: Koitame Hada well grained with Jinie attach beautiful nice Osaka jigane.
Hamon: From the hamachi, Suguha with thick Nioikuchi and then Gunome
Midare with thick nioikuchi and soft habuchi.
In Hamon, Ashi, and small Sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Special feature: Echizen kami Rai Nobuyoshi was a son of first Generation Kyo Shinano kami Nobuyoshi.
He was strongly influenced by Sukehiro and Shinkai.
Tsuba: Mokko shape silver Tsuba, a dragon is engraved.
Fuchikashira: Silverplate, the wave is engraved.
Saya: Red color.
Menuki: Dragon is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The sword is small size but wide and thick
with longer Kisaki and well volume healthy blade which looks like
Tsuda Echizen Kami Sukehiro Kakutsuda era.
Of course, we guarantee NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
We recommend this healthy nice sword for you.
NBTHK Hozon Token
(guarantee: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.