Ordering number : AS19392
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae and box (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Mumei (Tegai Kanekiyo/Late Nanbokucho period to Ouei era)
Sayagaki: Tegai Oite Osuriage Mumei Nari
Blade length is 2Shaku 1Sun 9bu Han
Showa Kinoto-Tori(1945) early Autumn
written by Dr. Kanzan.
(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 : Silver double habaki.
Blade length : 66.5 cm or 26.18 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.97 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.99 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
The weight of the sword : 745 grams.
Era : Late Nanbokucho period.
Shape : Osuriage Mumei, regular width and thickness Katana with O-Kissaki.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are Utsuri and Chikei.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha base with small Ashi.
Boshi is round shape double Ha, Hakikake style.
Special feature: Dr. Kanzan judged this blade as Tegai.
NBTHK issued the Tokubetu Hozon pape as Tegai Kanekiyo.
Saya : Black Ishimeji Saya with family crest.
Tsuba : Mokko shape Shakudo Tsuba, wave and dragon are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Samurai is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, wave and dragon are engraved with gold color.
Kojiri: Shakudo, wave is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.