Ordering number : 151011
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei (Den Osafune Sigezane)
Middle Koto:Jyosaku high ranking:Ryo wazamono high cutting test ranking: Bizen province.
The blade was polished.
Habaki:Gold double foiled habaki.
Blade length : 70.30 cm or 27.67 inches.
Sori : 1.21 cm or 0.48 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.97 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.93 cm or 0.75 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho period.
Shape : Regular size nice shape Katana with a cut trace.
Jitetsu : Koitame and Komokume hada well grained, and bright Utsuri appear.
Hamon : Nie base, Kogunome Midare.
In Ha, there are streams of faint sunagashi and kinsuji activities.
Boshi is Midare Komi, Togari gokoro shape.
Special feature : Bizen koku Osafune school Shigezane is said to be the younger brother of Motoshige.
He has made sword from Kareki to Enpo era(1326-1360).
And he was called Sahe-i, and he became a Sadamune’s student in Soshu province.
There are flows of Itame hada. There is a cut trace.
This blade has gotten NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper.
And so we recommend this blade.
Tsuba : Round shape, battle of sea painted with gold.
Fuchikashira : Iron, person is engraved with gold and silver color.
Saya : Black Roiro color.
Menuki : Shakudo, the ears is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.