Ordering number : 19156
Katana in Shirasaya.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)(consignment sale)
Signature : Mumei(Joshu Sueyuki)
Chu Koto: Chu Jyo saku: Yamashiro
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length : 65.0 cm or 25.6 inches.
Sori :1.6cm or 0.63 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi :2.815 cm or 1.1 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.09 cm or 0.822 inches.
Kasane : 0.64cm or 0.252 inches.
weight of the blade: 580 grams.
Era : Late Kamakura period Kareki era 1329.
(about 700 years ago)
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei(cut shortened)
Bo-hi is engraved on both sides of the blade
and deep sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Komokume had quite well grained
with jinie attach and clear Utsuri appear.
Hamon :Konie deki suguha with thick nioikuchi and soft Habuchi like mystical atmosphere, in Hamon small sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Special feature: On the shindig plate, some Homarekizu (battling mark)
On the sashiura, there is a Kizu but not serious.
On the beautiful fine Jigane looks like silk cloth marvelous surface.
It is very impressed how to make this Jigane.
The sword has a passed more than 700 years of ages
which is probably Daimyo possessed sword.
We recommend this fantastic Jigane
and hamon Kamakura era sword for you.
AOI ART estimation paper: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token