Katana: Mumei (Den Osafune Morishige)

Ordering number: 16253

Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature: unsigned (Den Osafune Morishige)

Chukoto: Chujyosaku: wazamono: Oei : Bizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki
Blade length: 75.2 cm or 29.60 inches.
Sori : 2.4 cm or 0.94 inches.
Mekugi:  2
Width at the hamachi: 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.02 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.52 cm or 0.20 inches.
Weight of the blade: 705 grams
Era: The early Muromachi period Oei era.
Shape: The blade is regular size with deep sori and long kissaki.
Jigane : Koitamehada and komokumehada are missed
eight jinie attach. There are pale utsuri.
Hamon: Koniedeki Chojimidare and Gunomemidare are missed
with ashi and yo. Bo-shi turns back Midarekomi style.

Special feature: Osafune Morishige made Katane
in the early Muromachi period. In the Toko Jiten,
he is said to be a son of Morimitsu.

From Aoi Art: This Morishige has almost Ununakago.
The long blade with deep sori is magnificent.
Chojimidare is great. We recommend it.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price : 700,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

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