Ordering number : 13736
Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature: (Shumei: indecipherable Red Signature)
The blade was polished
Habaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 68.79 cm or 27.08inches.
Sori : 1.8cm or 0.7 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.87cm or 1.13inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.9cm or 0.75inches.
Kasane : 0.66cm or 0.6inches.
Era :Nanbokucho Period
Shape : O-suriage mumei with bohi engraved at both side of blade.
It has deep sori and it is eleegant shape katana.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada with mixture of komokume hada.
JInie is well attached and chike is seen.
Hamon : Konie structure with suguha and koashi attached.
The ha is bright and clear . Boushi is round ended.
Special feature : When the Kunimura moved to Enjyu from Rai school,
he has successfully mix the skill of rai jigane and Kyushu jigane.
He has bee nsuccessful in Higo Kikuchi area.
Higo Enju school was reported as Rai Kuniyuki school.
The founder of the Enju was Kunimura and educated many swordsmith
like Kunitoshi ,Kunitoki, Kuniyasu. Muniyoshi, Kuninobu and so on.
They worked from late Kamakura period to Nanbokucho period who were very similar with Rai school.
Tsuba :Iron plate round tsuba with Peony design engraved and inlayed with gold, silver and bronze.
Fuchikashira :On shakudo plate peony is engraved and inlayed with gold.
Saya : Lampet sparkles
Menuki : dragon design
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.