Katana :Mumei (unsigned) Takada Tokiyuki(NBTHK Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)

Ordering number: AS23503

Katana in Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)

Signature: Mumei (unsigned) Takada Tokiyuki

At our company, we categorize swords as finest works, excellent works, superior works,
and regular works based on the craftsmanship. This work is ranked as a superior work in
terms of its craftsmanship. It has been meticulously polished.
Habaki: Shakudo
Blade Length: 2 shaku 3 sun 3 bu (70.61 centimeters / 27.80 inches)
Curvature: 7 bu (2.12 centimeters / 0.83 inches)
Peg Holes: 2
Moto Width: 3.12 centimeters (1.23 inches)
Saki Width: 2.16 centimeters (0.85 inches)
Thickness: 0.66 centimeters (0.26 inches)
Sword Weight: 820 grams (28.92 ounces)
Era: Nanboku-Cho Period, around the Teiji era (1362)
Shape: This unaltered blade has a slightly wider body and a well-defined curvature,
making it an excellently balanced piece. It belongs to the Takada Tokiyuki lineage, even
though it bears no visible signature.

Features: This sword has a substantial weight of 820 grams, giving it a sturdy feel. Its
distinctive hamon pattern is captivating, and it was registered as a daimyo’s possession
in 1951 under number 3470 in Kyoto.
Aoi Art’s Comment: While the koshirae (mountings) may not be as old as the blade itself,
the sword’s quality and unique characteristics, as well as its historical registration, make
it a compelling piece. We highly recommend this work of art.

Koshirae (Mountings):
Tsuba (Guard): Mokko-shaped iron tsuba with flying birds depicted in gold-colored enamel.
Fuchi/Kashira (Pommel): Iron base
Saya (Scabbard): Black lacquer scabbard with a wrinkled texture.
Menuki (Hilt Ornaments): Depicting a bow and a titled inscription.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata was made by Ayaka Tsuruta.
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.

Auction Starting Price:450,000 JPY-.

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