Ordering number: 17647
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Mumei(Shinshinto Aizu Michinaga)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :Silver single habaki.
Blade length: 65.9cm or 25.9inches.
Sori : 1.2cm or 0.47inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.65cm or 1.04inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 1.81cm or 0.71inches.
Kasane : 0.58cm or 0.22inches.
The weight of the sword 485 grams.
Era: End of Edo
Shape: There are Suriage and Machiokuri
but we can say it is almost a Ubunakago.
Jigane: Ko-itame well grained, beautiful Muji style.
Hamon: Nie-deki, Notare mixed with Ko-gunome-midare.
Sunagashi and Kinsuji work. Boshi is Midarekomi and turn back.
special feature: It is said that Aizu Michinaga is the old name of Miyoshi Nagamichi but this sword was made by swordsmith active in the Edo period.
Koshirae: Tachi Koshirae
Saya: Gold Nashiji. Cloud dragon is engraved with Taka-Makie
Seppa: Shakudo Nanako plate. The dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako plate. The dragon is engraved with gold color.
Tsuba : Tachi tsuba. Shakudo Nanako plate.
Menuki: Dragon is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The Hamon seems like Senjuin, but NBTHK attributed to Shinshinto Aizu Michinaga. The Koshirae is Tachi Koshirae, used Shakudo Nanako plate and Taka-makie. It is excellent quality, we recommend it to you.
NBTHK Hozon Token
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