Katana: Mumei (Osafune Yoshimitsu)

Ordering number: 20275
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Mumei (Osafune Yoshimitsu)
長船義光

Chu Koto: Jyo Jyo Saku: Wazamono: Bizen.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 69.0cm or 27.165 inches.
Sori :2.2cm or 0.87 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi :2.78 cm or 1.095 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.2 cm or 0,87 inches.
Kasane : 0.56cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword 715 grams.
Era : Late Kamakura period.
Shape : The sword is suriage mumei and regular widthm thickness with deep sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada and Komokume hada mixed with jinie attach and utsuri appear.
Hamon : Konie deki Choji midare and gunome Midare and aso Kataochi gnome midare mixed and very small kinsuji work. Bo-shi is sansaku style.

Special feature: Yoshimitsu is a Bizen Osafune school, and it is said that Yoshimitsu is a child of Kagemitsu and a younger brother of Kanemitsu. He made swords from Gentei at the end of the Kamakura period to Jyoji in Nanbokucyo, and during this time he has been active for 40 years. His style is Kagemitsu style.

Koshirae :
Saya :Aogai chirashi saya.
Tsuba:On the round iron tsuba, a dragon and octopus are engraved with gold color.
Menuki: The flower design is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka: On the Shakudo nanako plate,
Awaho is engraved with gold color.
Ko-gai:On the Shakudo Nanako plate, the plant is engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: Gunome Choji Midare, Kateochi Gunome Midare, which has a good shape and a graceful Taihei with a graceful body, and Jigane is bright and clear.
It is a work that reminds me of Kagemitsu at first glance.
Perhaps This sword has removed his name from what was originally inscribed.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price : 1,250,000 JPY-.

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