Katana: Mumei (transmitted as Ko-Kyo-mono)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering Number: 23814(Consignment Sale)

Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Mumei (transmitted as Ko Kyo-mono 古京物)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This blade belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.

Habaki: Wood.
Blade Length: 72.45 cm (28.51 in)
Curvature: 1.5 cm (0.59 in)
Mekugi Hole: 2.
Width at Base: 3.01 cm (1.18 in)
Width at the Point: 1.96 cm (0.77 in)
Thickness of Rim: 0.67 cm (0.26 in)
Sword Weight: 755 grams.

Era: From the Heian period to the early Kamakura period. (around 10-12th century)

Shape: slightly carved blade with suriage and machiokuri.
Jigane: ko-itame hada, and there is a rough part. There are some small kizu.
Hamon: niedeki suguha with kinsuji.

Features: Kyo-mono means old works made in Kyoto from the Heian period to the early Kamakura period. The NBTHK says they think it’s Sanjo(三条) or Gojo(五条) or any other swordsmitshs, but they don’t know for sure.
This sword has small rust on the blade.

From Aoi-Art: This sword is about a thousand years old and has dignity.
There are small rusts on the blade.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
AoiArt estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

Price: 3,200,000 JPY-.

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