Katana: Seishu Kobe Ju Kunisuke

Ordering number : 16340

Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature : Seishu Kobe Ju Kunisuke

Sayagaki: Honami Tsunemasa

Shinto: Yusaku: Settsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo jyo sakuranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 69.2 cm or 27.24 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi :  3
Width at the hamachi : 2.90 cm or 1.14 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.28 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Edo period, around Kanbun era.
Shape : About 3cm Suriage, and Machiokuri Katana.
But there is signature completely.
Regular width and thickness Katana with large Sori.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are some Masame Hada. It is not Osaka Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha with Notare and Gunome Midare.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.

Special feature: Seishu Kobe Ju Kunisuke is a younger brotehr of Kunisuke 1st generation. He was a student of Kunihiro.
He lived in Ise Kobe. He also called as Kobayashi Gennojo.

Koshirae :
Saya : Black Ishime Ji Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, dragon and clouds are engraved.
The rim is coverd with Shakudo.
Menuki : Shakudo, deer is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Ishimeji, plants are engraved with silver color.

From Aoi Art: Seishu Kobe Ju Kunisuke’s style resemble Kunisuke first generation. If the blade repolish, the Hamon will be different atmospheres.
We recommend this Katana for you.

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 600,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

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