Ordering number: AS22196
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Sakon Gen Shousho Izumo Kami Fujiwara Ujisada
Tensho 16 Nen 8 Gatsu Kichijitsu
Suekoto: Chujyo saku: Mikawa
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
habaki: Gold foiled double habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length: 67.2 cm or 26.45inches.
Sori: 1.8cm or 0.70inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.26cm or1.28inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.31cm or 0.90inches.
Kasane : 0.63cm or 0.24inches.
The weight of the sword 600 grams
Era: August of Tensho 16, the Azuchi-Momoyama period
Shape: The blade is broad with deep Sori. The width at Hamachi and the one at Kissaki are similar. Kissaki is longer.
Jigane: Koitamehada is grained well to be beautiful Jigane
Hamon : Niedeki Gunomemidare from Hamachi. Bigger Gunomemidare 10cm from Gunomemidare. After that, calm Notare. Ashi and Yo work actively in Hachu. Kinsuji works. Ashi comes in a lot. Boshi is Notare and turns back.
Special feature: Sakon Gen Shousho Izumo Kami Fujiwara Ujisada
is the highest ranking sword smith. He is a student of one of the most famous sword smith, Ujifusa 1st. He also is a big brother of Wakasa Kami Ujifusa. He was born in Mino but moved to Owari and made swords there.
Koshirae : Higo style
Saya: Black color Inro Kizami Saya.
Tsuba: Round shape iron Tsuba with openwork.
Menuki: flower is engraved.
Fuchi: Iron plate with some pattern.
Kashira: Shakudo, Higo design is engraved.
From Aoi Art: This blade was made by Sakon Gen Shousho Izumo Kami Fujiwara Ujisada in August,Tensho 16th. The signature is also good.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper :
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta