Ordering number: 19218
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token )
Signature : Mumei (Hatakeda Sanenori)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-Jyo ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: gold-wrapped single Habaki.
Blade length: 65.04 cm or 25.6 inches.
Sori : 1.1 cm or 0.43 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.81 cm or 1.1 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 1.86 cm or 0.95 inches.
Kasane : 0.6 cm or 0.73 inches.
The weight of the sword: 520 grams.
Era: Kamakura period. 1288
shape: Osuriage Mumei, short blade and small Sori.
Bo-Hi and Soe-Hi on both side.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada and Ko Mokume Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie deki Gunome-midaire and Choji-midare in Hamon. fine sunanagashi and kinsuji work
Boshi is Boshi is Midarekomi, Togari and turn back.
Special feature: Bien kuni Hatakeda Sanenori is son of Moriie. Their pieces look similar.
Tuba: Mokko Syakudo plate
Fuchi-kashira: Shakudo plate. A person and Oni is engraved with gold color
Saya: Kin-nashiji. The family crest is engraved with gold Makie
Menuki: solid gold Menuki
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper