Ordering number: 19377
Katana in Koshirae.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was not polished yet.
Habaki :copper single gold color
Blade length : 71.4cm or 28.1inches.
Sori :2.0cm or 0.78inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.17cm or 1.24inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.18cm or 0.85inches.
Kasane : 0.83cm or 0.32inches.
The weight of the sword: 805 grams
Era : Mid Edo period
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with deep sori
and long kissaki nice looking shape.
Jigane : Koitame hada well grained
with nice jinie attach beautiful clear texture.
Hamon :Nie deki suguha, notare and gunome midare mixed with Ashi.
Bo-shi is notare and round shape Yakisage style.
Special feature:The shape of this sword is good.
It is similar to the work of the Iga kami Kinmichi or Oumi kami Hisamichi.
Saya : black-roiro saya with black pattern Kage utsuri style.
Fuchi : On the Syakudo plate, a dragon is engraved with gold color. Kashira:Tsuno
Tsuba: Round iron Tsuba, diamond pattern is engraved openwork.
Menuki : A bee is engraved by a shakudo plate with gold color.
From Aoi-Art: This sword is thought to have been made in the Mid Edo period.
It is long enough, so we recommend it not only for appreciation but also for Iai practice.
Though It has a little rust, it can be removed easily.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.