Ordering number: 20553
Katana in Shirasaya(65th NBTHK Juyo Token)(Honami Koson estimation paper and Kofuda)
Signature: Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Sa Yoshisada.
Fujishiro To-Ko jiten: middle Kotoyo Jyo Saku:Chikuzen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Saijyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki: wooded habaki.
Blade length: 69.55 cm or 27.4 inches.
Sori :1.52cm or 0.6 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.66cm or 1.047inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 1.97cm or 0.776 inches.
Kasane : 0.59cm or 0.232 inches.
The weight of the sword 555 grams.
Era : Nanbokucyo period.
Shape: The blade is Osuriage mumei(cut shortened)Miohaba, and Kawane
are regular with deep sori and longer kissaki.
On both sides of the blade, engraved Bo-Hi Sakito-she style
Jigane: Koitame hada extremely fine texture.
Hamon:Konie deki with thick nioikuchi deeply ashi, and yo work
Bo-shi is turns back and along with the Hamon, a kinsuji work.
Special feature:Sa Yoshisada is a son of the Oosa,
The founder of the Oosa educated many Deshi(students) like
Yasuyoshi, Yoshihiro,Hiroyasu, Kunihiro and so on.It is his
son’s Yoshisada to produce the most similar work
From Aoi Art:This wood Habaki is called Daimyo habaki.
I saw a sword that belonged to Maeda daimyo family like this wood
habaki which is attached to tsuka.
Origami was issued by Honami Ko-son who was a top-ranking sword
judge at early Syowa. 1936.
The sword is fantastic fine Jigane and attractive soft thick hamon
You will understand this fine texture. We recommend this wonderful
65th NBTHK Juyo Token
Honami Koson estimation paper and Kofuda
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.