Order number : 17479(consignment sale)
Katana in Shirasaya.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei(Sagami Kami Kunitsuna)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaki :silver single habaki.
Blade length : 71.0 cm or 27.95 inches.
Sori :1.2cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.08 cm or 1.21 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.23cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.715cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Edo period Keian era.1648.
Shape : The blade is Ubu nakago and engraved bo-hi
on both sides of the blade. the blade is rather wide
and thick with suitable sori and longer kissaki attractive shape.
Jigane :Itame hada well grained with jinie attach
and visible to see the texture.
Hamon :Niedeki notare and gunome midare mixed
with sunagashi and kinsuji work.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: NBTHK judged as Sagami Kami Kunitsuna .
Sagami Kami Kunitsuna was working at Echizen province
which streams of Echizen Shimosaka school with Yasutsugu.
I think he learned a lot at that area.
From Aoi Art: NBTHK judged as Sagami Kami Kunitsuna
but I think the blade looks Owari Hida Kami Ujifusa
because of the square shape hamon.
The blade is more than 71.0 cm and suitable shape
for Iai practice and also Kansyo blade(enjoy the jigane nad hamon).
NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 380,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)