Ordering number: 20190
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature: Oumi Kami Takagi Ju Sukenao
Enpo 2 Nen 8 Gatsuhi
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Saijo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold double habaki.
Blade length : 68.02 cm or 26.77 inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.1cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.2cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.95cm or 0.37 inches.
The weight of the sword 760 grams.
Era : Edo period Enpo era. Augast 1674
Shape : This sword has about 3cm of Machiokuri. Wide and thick blade with regular Sori
and longer Kissaki. Good shape sword.
Jigane : Ko-Itame-Hada well grained. Jinie attached beautiful Jigane.
Hamon : Froma Hamachi, Suguha based then deep Nioi-kuchi Gunome-Midare and
Togari-Gunome mixed. Ashi, Sunagashi, Kinsuji worked.
Special feature: Sukenao is swordsmith from Oumikami Takagi and people
call him Magodayu. He is a student of Echizen Kami Sukehiro
and also married his little sister. His last sword was made
around 1693. After his master Sukehiro died, he moved
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper