Order Number : 16482
Katana in Shirasaya (Mukansa) (consignment sale)
Signature : Soshu Ju Kazuhira Saku
Lucky day of spring Showa 52 forged for Mr. Nakamura Kazuo
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijo saku, Jojo saku, Jo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double Habaki
Blade length : 77.2 cm or inches.
Sori : 1.9 cm or inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the Hamachi : 3.29 cm or inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.32 cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.74 cm or inches.
Era : Showa 52th (modern ages)
Shape : Wide thick blade with deep curve dinamic blade.
Jigane : Koitame-hada well grained with Jinie attach Chikei works well.
Hamon : Nie Deki Choji Midare with Gunome Midare mixed. Ashi Yo Sunagashi work well and Boshi turns Midarekomi style.
Special feature : Okubo Kazuhiro has born at Showa 18th (1943) as a son of Nakao Tadatsugu. He started to study under Miyairi Shohei who becomes National Human Tresure on later. He got awarded at Shinsaku Meito Ten, Doryokusho, Kunzansho Shoreisho prizes and became one of Mukansa sword smith.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
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