Katana : Mumei shinshin to Kaifu

Ordering number : 21261

Katana in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature : Mumei shinshin to Kaifu (新々刀海部)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 71.0 cm or 27.95 inches.
Sori :1.3 cm or 0.512 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.14cm or 1.236inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.11cm or 0.831 inches.
Kasane : 0.75 cm or 0.295inches.
The weight of the sword 845 grams.
Era : late Edo period
Shape : The blade is Ubu nakago and wide
and thick with suitable sori and long Kissaki nice looking shape.
Jigane :Koitame hada quite well with jinie attach quitnice exture.
Hamon :Nie deki suguha bright and clear. Boshi is round shape Tag gokoro.

Secial feature:Kaifu swordsmith is the current Tokushima Kaifu city, which is located
at the southern tip of Awa province.
As a feature of Kaify sword makers, there are many works mixed with Ayasugi jigane,
and Ujiyoshi and Ujitsugu, which are said to be the flow of Nami no hira,
have many works that are named shinogi ji by Kiriha zukuri,
and many works called Yamagatana are crudely overproduced. There is also a sword.

Koshirae :
Saya :
Tsuba :Mokko gata shaape iron Tsuba A person trying to catch a fish that stops in the
shallow water of a river? Highly engraved and painted with gold
Fucgikashira:Color painting of wisteria flowers on iron ground with gold.
Saya:On the black is ihimeji .Draw a cloud pattern
Menuki : A pattern that seems to be a phoenix is highly engraved with red copper and painted with gold (9 cm)
Kojiri:Color painting of wisteria flowers on iron ground with gold Higo

From Aoi Art : In the Edo period, Kaihu swords makers lost
momentum and declined, and good works like this one came to be produced in the Edo period.
This work is completely different from the works made in the past Muromachi period,
especially when Jigane was well bright and Hamon was beautiful and polished.
It is Ubu Nakago and the result is excellent Koshirae tsuki.
Menuki is a phoenix work with a length of 9 cm. Kyusyu Higo koshirae is attached
and the appearance at that time is often seen. I recommend this sword with Koshirae.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price : 450,000 JPY-.

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