Ordering number: 20496
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature :Mumei (Kaneharu)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : single silver habaki.
Blade length : 64.0 cm or 25.1 inches.
Sori : 1.52cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi:3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2、2cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane :0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
The weight of the sword 680 grams.
Era: Middle of Muromachi period.
Shape: Shriage Mumei sword with regular width and thickness, deep Sori and longer
Jigane: Ko-Itame-Hada well grained. Jinie attached and Shirake-Utsri appeared.
Hamon: Niedeki round Ko-Gunome-Midare and Togari-Gunome-Midare mixed. Kinsuji
and Sunagashi worked. Boshi is round Midarekomi style.
Special feature: Kaneharu is Mino sword smiths continued many
generations from Middle of Muromachi period to the end of
Muromachi period. It seems like Mino Senjuin sword.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.
Price: 220,000 JPY-.