Ordering number : AS18391
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei(Ryo Hisanobu)
Koto: Jyo Saku: Enkei: 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 : silver and gold foiked double Habaki.
Blade length : 65.3 cm or 25.70 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.78 cm or 1.09 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.91 cm or 0.75 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Late Kamakura period, around Enkei era 1308.
Shape : Osuriage Mumei, regular width and thickness Katana.
The nice shape blade.
Jigane : Itame Hada and Ko Mokume Hada with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei and Utsuri.
Hamon : Ko Nie Deki, Suguha and double Ha.
The Ha is bright. In Ha, there are soft Yo.
Boshi is round Hakikake style.
Special feature: Ryokai Hisanobu was a son of Ryokai.
His stlye is same as his father. And also his works look like Rai school’s blade.
He is descendent from Rai school.
Koshirae : Round shape iron Tsuba, horses and dragon are engraved
with gold color.
Saya :Black Ishime-Ji Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba,
Menuki : Large size Menuki , bow is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The Jigane is beautiful. There are Utsuri.
The Hamon is Suguha and double Ha.
The Jigane is elegant Yamashiro Jigane.
The blade was made more than 700 years ago.
The Koshirae is also nice.
Aoi Art estimation paper : NBTHK Hozon Tokubetsu hozon paper.