Ordering number: 21062
Katana in Shirasaya(37th NBTHK Juyo Token)
Signature : Mumei(Sa Hiroyuki)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijo-Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length: 67,7 cm or 26.6 inches.
Sori :1.16m or 0.45 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi: 3,3cm or 1.29 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 3.0cm or 1.18 inches.
Kasane : 0,69cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword 870 grams.
Era : Middle of Nanbokucho period
Shape: O-surage Mumei, wide and thick sword. Bo-hi is engraved on both sides. Sori is shallow but Kissaki is longer.
Jigane : Itame-Hada and Mokume-Hada mixed. Masame also work strong and Jinie attached. Utsuri is visible.
Hamon : Nie-deki Suguha based Gunome-Midare. Sunagashi and Kinsuji worked.
Special feature: Sa Hiroyuki is the son of Sa Yukihiro. He worked around Nanbokucho period Seihei era. This sword is O-suriage Mumei but the shape is wide and Kissaki is longer. This sword has many special features of the Nanbokucho period sword, Jigane with Nie, Itame well grained and Hamon is Notare Gunome, Sunagashi and Kinsuji worked, Boshi is Sharpe Hakikake style.
From Aoi Art: This sword is Itame-Hada with Masame-Hada and also Mokume mixed, Utsuri is visible. Hamon is Suguha based ko-Gunome Midare with many Kinsuji and Sunagashi. We strongly recommend you this sword, you can gain a lot of knowledge of Jigane and Hamon from this sword.
37th NBTHK Juyo Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: Whole Oshigata.
Price : 2,600,000 JPY-.