Ordering number : 20280
Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Shinano Daijo Fujiwara Tadakuni(2nd generation)
Shinto : Cyujyo saku ranking : Wazamono cutting test ranking : Inaba province.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 85.45 cm or 33.64 inches.
Sori : 2.51 cm or 0.98 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 3.29 cm or 1.29 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.27 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 1.04 cm or 0.40 inches.
Weight : 1255 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide(3.21cm) and thick (1.04cm) and long 85.45cm) with deep sori nice looking gorgeous blade.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with jinie attach stlong feeling texture.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha from the hamachi and then gunome midair with thick nioikuchi and ash work.
In Ha, there are many sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : First generation Tadakuni was a student of the Dewa Daijyo Fujiwara Kunimichi.
This sword was 2nd generation Tadakuni.
He was called Yamamoto Hachiro day and passed away Kyoho 5th age 70.
This sword is gorgeous long and wide and thick blade and also nice gunome midair with thick nioikuchi.
If you want to buy wide and thicl heavy long sword, we recommend this sword for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.