Ordering number : 16186 (Consignment Sale)
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Nagamori Saku (Taira Takada)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Nagamori belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki:gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 72.6 cm or 28.58 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.37 cm or 1.32 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.26 cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.78 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is Ubu nakago and rather wide
and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
On both sides of the blade has Bo-hi.
Jitetsu :koitame hada well grained
with Jinie attach and shirake utsuri appear.
Hamon : Niedeki Cyoji midare hamon with ashi and yo.
Boshi is midarekomi round shape.
Special feature : Nagamori is called Taira takada school
which was workend at late Muromachi period.
The Hamon is very similar with Bizen school.
There are small Kizu and flow but not serious.
The blade has passed more than 400 years
which has kept in good condition.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : JPY 800,000-. (shipping costs not included in price)