Katana: Mumei (Unsigned)

Ordering number:AS23217
Katana in Koshirae

Inscription: Mumei (Unsigned)

Our company categorizes swords as “Supreme Work,” “Excellent Work,” “Superior Work,” and “Standard Work” based on the skill of the swordsmith.
This work is classified as a “Superior Work” in terms of its craftsmanship.
Polished
Tsuba: Silver Single-layer Habaki
Blade Length: 73.3 cm or 28.86 inches
Curvature: 2.4 cm or 0.94 inches
Mekugi-ana: 1 hole
Motohaba (Width at Base): 3.36 cm or 1.32 inches
Sakihaba (Width at Tip): 2.06 cm or 0.81 inches
Kasane (Thickness): 0.71 cm or 0.28 inches
Sword Weight: 880 grams
Era: Modern
Shape: The sword has a wide body, thick kasane, deep curvature, and a slightly elongated kissaki.
Jigane(Grain Pattern): It features well-forged itame hada with a fine grain pattern.
Hamon (Temper Pattern): It has a mix of nie and gunome with active ashi, along with sunagashi and kinsuji.

Characteristics: Although the sword is unsigned, based on the quality of the jihada and hamon, it is believed to be a modern sword. Therefore, please enjoy it as an iaito or for display purposes.

Koshirae:
Tsuba: Carved flowers on a red copper base with colored enamel.
Fuchi/Kashira (Sleeve and Butt Cap): Carved waves on an iron base.
Saya (Scabbard): Black textured scabbard
*There are some damages in several places.
Menuki: Carved patterns on a red copper base.

From Aoi Art: With its deep curvature and a length of 73.3 cm, it is very suitable as a high-quality iaito. It is a well-balanced work with a prominent curve.

Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
(NOT including shipping fee to overseas)

Auction Starting Price:280,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction



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