Ordering number: 19656
Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Mumei attributed as Omiya school
(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 single habaki.
Blade length: 66.8 cm or 26.29 inches.
Sori :1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi: 3.03cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
The weight of the sword: 750 grams.
Era : Nanbokucho period.
Shape: Osuriage Mumei, regular width
and thickness Katana with large Sori.
Jigane : Mokume Hada well grained witj Jinie attach.
There are Chikei and Utsuri.
Hamon : Ko Nie Deki, Gunome Midare and Choji Midare.
In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is Notare, pointed, Hakikake style.
Special feature: It is a commonly accepted view that Kunimori or his son who moved from Omiya in Kyoto in the last Kamakura period was the founder of this school. Almost of all survived swords of this school were limited to Morikage, Morokage, and Morishige on
and after the Nambokucho period.
Generally, the temperline of this school is Notare influenced by the Soshu school or O-miadre. Sometimes there is nie on the jitetsu but utruri is nowhere to be found.
Chogi and his clan tend toward this style.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.