Ordering number : 18152
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)(consignment sale)
Signature : Mumei (Den Senjuin)
(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 by good polisher.
Habaki :gold wrapped single habaki.
Blade length : 71.2 cm or 28.03 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.97 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.05 cm or 0.80 inches.
Kasane : 0.55 cm or 0.21 inches.
Era : Early Kamakura period.
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei(cut shortened)
with Bo-hi nad soehi are engraved on both sides of the blade.
Jigane :Itame hada masanagare with jinie attach blackish nice well graine.
Hamon :Konie deki gunome midare with deep nioikuchi double hamon.
hotsure, Uchinoke work.
In Hamon, there are sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Boshi is Notare and hakikake style.
Special feature: Beautiful texture and active Yamato school and Soshu style mixed very active feeling which looks Koto Senjuin school.
From Aoi Art: Senjuin school belonged to a stream of the Yamato school.
This sword is thick nioikuchi elegant work.
There are few Kizu and flow so the blade must be Muku kitae sword.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.