Katana: Mumei (Shimada)

Ordering number: AS20400
Katana in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature : Mumei (Shimada)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to the Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed J single habaki.
Blade length: 66.8 cm or 26.29 inches.
Sori :2.0cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi: 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.3 cm or 0.90 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.26 inches.
The weight of the sword 790 grams.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape: Suriage Mumei, wide and rather thick Katana with deep Sori and O-Kissaki.
Jigane : Itame Hada grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Ko Choji Midare and Ko Gunome Midare.
The Nioikuchi is rather thick. In the Ha, there are Sunagashi.

Special feature: The blade was judged as Mumei Shimada school.
The blade is descended from Sue Soshu. There are some rough texture. It is a characteristic of Shimada and Sue Soshu school.

Koshirae: modern times.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price: 350,000 JPY-.

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