Ordering number : 19415
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Shimofusa Daijo Fujiwara Kanemasa.
Fujishiro Toko Jitn:shinto:Cyu saku: Wazamono cutting test
To-ko jiten.Shinto.cyu saku:Wazamono cutting test ranking:Echizen.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs toJyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 62.2 cm or 24.5 nches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.512 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.9 cm or 1.142 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.21 cm or 0,87 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.252 inches.
The weight of the sword 615 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is regular width thickness with rather deep sori and longer kissaaki.
Jigane :Item hada well grained with Jinie attach and chikei work.
Hamon :From Hamachi, gunome midare hamon and then more active Nunome midare
with thick nioikuchi ,work and in Hamon, sunagashi, kinsuji work.
Bo-shi: round shape with deep nioikuchi.
Special feature: Kanemasa was working at Echizen province and called Hattori Kichihei
who was 5th grandson of the Kanemori lived Oumi Hikone. He
was working at Echizen . His subjects looks first generation Sukehiro and Harima Daijyo Shigetaka.
Saya :black Roiro saya.
Tsuba :On the round iron Tsuba, some design engraved.
Menuki : flower design is engraved by Shakudo plate.
Fuchi: Flower and wheels are engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.
Price : 380,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)