Ordering number : AS18202
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Mumei (Owari Seki)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 69.0 cm or 27.16 inches.
Sori :1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.20 cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.32 cm or 0.91 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.25 inches.
Blade weight: 705grams.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : Wide and thick blade with large Sori.
Kissaki is long.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Shinogi-Ji: The mixture of Ko Itame and Mokume.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare and Suguha.
Boshi is Hakukake style.
Special feature: The Jigane is well grained.
At a glance, this blade remind of Owari Seki, Keicho Shinto and Hida Kami Ujifusa.
The Nagago seemed to not so old.
From Aoi Art: The blade is wide and has large Sori.
We recommend this blade for Iai and also appreciation.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.