Ordering number: 20003
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)
Signature: Noshu Seki Sanami Kanetaka
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed J single habaki.
Blade length : 60.3cm or 23.74 inches.
Sori :1.7cm or 0.67 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi :2.79 cm or 1.1inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.92 cm or 0.76 inches.
Kasane : 0.52cm or 0.205 inches.
The weight of the sword 540 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is rather a short size and typical his Yasurime
which is engraved very rough strong faile.
Jigane :Komokume hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful nice texture.
Hamon :Nie deki suguha hamon and Notare mixed bright
and clear soft Habuchi. Bo-shi is big round shape.
Special feature: Noshu Seki Sanami Kanetaka was working
at Mino province and moved to Echizen province.
From Aoi Art: Generally, Mino school’s Jigane is rather rough sometimes find openings
and rough Jigane but this sword is different from these swords. It looks like Yamashiro Jigane.
We strongly recommend this sword for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.
Price : 320,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)