Katana: Mumei(judged as Hokke school in the Nambokucho period)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(consignment sale)

Ordering number:23205
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(consignment sale)

Signature: Mumei(judged as Hokke school in the Nambokucho period)

(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 is polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled double Habaki
Blade length:71.2cm or 28.03inches.
Sori:1.2cm or 0.47inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.01cm or 1.18inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.21cm or 0.87inches.
Kasane:0.66cm or 0.25inches.
The weight of the sword:680grams
Era: Around 1362 in the Joji era, the Nambokucho period.
Shape: Osuriage Mumei. The blade is broad and thick with Bohi on both sides. Boshi is O-Kissaki.
Jigane: Koitamehada is mixed with Mokumehada and light Utsuri.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha with Nijuba. Koashi and Yo work softly. Boshi turns back round and becomes Midarekomi. Sunagashi and Kinsuji work in Ha.

Special feature: Hokke school once made swords for the monks from Hokke sect. There are swordsmiths like Ichijo, Kaneyasu, Yukiyoshi, Shigeyasu, and etc. Their style is flowing Itamehada that changes like Masame and Shirake Utsuri comes up. There are many Shirake Utsuri. Suguha Hamon with Japanese traditionality is very suitable.

From Aoi Art: This blade is polished really well and the functionings of Hamon are very easy to find with Sunagashi and Kinsuji. Itamehada with Shirake Utsuri. This blade had been preserved for more than 660 years. We truly recommend it for you. The condition is relatively well and good for its size. We truly recommend this to you.

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

Price:570,000 JPY-.

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