Order number : 18052 (Consignment Sale)
Katana in Shirasaya(15th NBTHK Juyo Paper)
Signature : Mumei (Den Hojoji)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double Habaki
Blade length : 68.2 cm or 26.9 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.98 cm or 1.17 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.78 cm or 1.09 inches.
Kasane : 0.88 cm or 0.34 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho priod.
Shape : Wide Nagamaki Suriage Katana with Okkissaki.
Jigane : Itame Hada and Mokume Hada with Oitame.
The blackish Jigane.
Hamon : Ko-Nie Deki, Ko-Gunome Midare with Ashi and Yo.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is Midarekomi style with Ashi. There are also Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Special feature: Hojoji is the name of a place of Tajima kuni.
He made Choji Midare Hamon. Some blades has Midare Ustru, some baldes do not have Utsuri. At a glacne, the blade looks like Bizen school.
But the Nie is strong and Hadadachi, there are Oitame and Nagare Hada.
The blade has many works in the Ha. It is masterpiece blade.
From Aoi Art: Wide Naginata Naoshi blade with Okissaki.
The Jigane is nice. The Hamon is beautiful.
15th NBTHK Juyo Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.