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.
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.