Katana: Shinano Kuni Ju Miyairi Kiyohira Saku

Ordering number : AS19489

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Shinano Kuni Ju Miyairi Kiyohira Saku.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
saku)
This sword belongs toJyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 76.4 cm or 30.08 inches.
Sori :2.3 cm or 0.906 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.4cm or 1.338 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.52cm or 0.99 inches.
Kasane : 0.75cm or 0.295 inches.
The weight of the sword 955 grams.
Era : Gendai( Modern times)
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki
On both sides of the blade, Bo-Hi is engraved and very big Boshi.
Jigane :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach
Hamon :Niedeki gunome midair and cyoji midaremiked with ash work.
In Hamon there are many sunagashi and a lot of Kinsuji scatter in Ha.
Boshi is midarekomi style and turns back sharply.

Special feature:The Miyairi Kiyohira was born at Nagano prefecture 1924 and studied
from his brother Miyairi Syohei who became a human national treasure at Showa 16(1941)
After the war, He got Mainichi news paper orize, Yusyu prizes, Syorei prize 12, and Doryoku prizes.
He was strongly influenced by Kiyomaro and his brother.
He is well reputation and changed his name to Miyairi Kiyomune from Heise 1st year.
from Aoi Bijyutsu:Miyairri Kiyohiro was a younger brother of Miyairi Syo hei.
He studied under his older brother Miyairi Syohei (National human
treasure)He adored Kiyomaro and tried to make a copy of Kiyomaro many times.
This sword is kiyomaro style very active work which contained a lot of sunagasi and
kinsuji.
We strongly recommend this copy of Kiyomaro for you.

Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price : 600,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction


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