Ordering number : AS17339
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Kaji Ikuhbyaku Eiri Nihon Shorinji Takara Kore, Okiyo Shirohito Ju
Showa 46 Nen Aki Zushu Mishima Junin Yusuishin Sadakichi Kinsaku(Mukansa sword smith)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Double silver Habaki.
Blade length : 76.8 cm or 30.23 inches.
Sori : 2.4 cm or 0.94 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.26 cm or 1.28 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.31 cm or 0.90 inches.
Kasane : 0.745 cm or 0.29 inches.
Weight of the blade is 930 grams.
Era : modern times.
Shape : Wide and thick long Katana. The Kissaki is long.
There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is clear. There are fine Chikei.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with many Ashi.
In Ha, there are Ashi, Yo, Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is round and Midarekomi shape.
Special feature: Enomoto Sadayoshi was very famous sword smith as Mukansa ranking.
He was very skilful to make sword as Bizen den,Sosyu den, and also Yamato den.
This sword was made by him as Norishige style.
His career was a brilliant achievement.
He got 6times Nyusen prize,Syourei prize,Doryoku syo prize and workd as Mukansa.
He tried to make Norishige style like Hijiki hada.
He was a student of Gassan Sadakatsu .
He passed away regrettablysevera years ago.
The real name of the Sadayosi was called Enomoto Sadaichi who was born
at Tokushima prefecture Meiji 41st year. He moved to oosaka and worked
at the iron factory and then he worked as a student of the Gassan Sadakatsu.
He was very skillful swordsmith and mastered Sosyu den, Mino den, Bizen den
and also Ayasugi den as Gassan’s top secret sword technique. At Syowa 18th,
he departed from his master and moved to Mishima for making sword factory.
After the war end, he became a Mukansa swordsmith which is the top ranking swordsmith in Japan.
He passed away Heise 12th year.
This Ayasugi hada was a top secret for Gassan school.
He studied Ayasugi jigane and master perfectly.
This blade has small kizu on the ura-side monouchi area along with jigane
but not serious. This sword is Gassaku with his son Ryugi and previous year of his father’s death.
It is very precious Ayasugi jigane and Gassaku sword.
From Aoi Art: Enomoto Sadayoshi is a Mukansa sword smith.
He studied under the Gassan Sadakatsu.
He has larned his Ayasugi Hada, Norishige Utsushi, Hosho Utsushi and Bizen Den. He is a skilful sword smith.
He became a Mukansa Tosho in 1996. This blade is long and gorgeous. We recommend this sword for you.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.