Ordering number : AS20327
Katana in Koshirae.
Signature : Norinawa Saku (Not guarantee)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : silver single habaki.
Blade length :70.3 cm or 27.7 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.83 cm or 1.114 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.05 cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.61 cm or 0.24 inches.
The weight of the sword 660 grams.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach be autiful nice Muji style texture.
Hamon :Suguha from the Hamachi area and then Gunome midare with sunagashi and kinsuji work.
Bo-shi is noter and round shape.
Special feature:The signature is mentioned as Norituna
but unfortunately the blade is fake. The length is more than 70.3cm
so the blade is suitable for Iai practice. The blade
looks like Kasyu Kiyomitsu . Of corse if remove the signature, the blade will get the NBTHK Hozon Token.
Tsuba :The thick iron stub, mimi is covered by syakudo rope style design.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, a dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira:On the iron plate, a wise man and a dear are engraved with gold color.
Saya: Black roiro saya.
From Aoi Art: This sword is fake signature
but the blade itself is good quality Kashu
sword. The blade is good at watching the blade or Iai practice.
Koshirae is nice and Tsukaito was made by leather.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata