Ordering number : 18284
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Tairyusai Sokan
Keiou 2 nen 3 gatsu Kichi(March 1866)
Shinshinto: Jyo saku ranking: Musashi.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Tairyusai Sokan belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 68.1 cm or 26.8 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.15cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.3 cm or 0.9 inches.
Kasane : 0.69 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Late Edo period. Keio eraq.(1866)
Shape : The blade is small Machiokuri with rather wide
and thick woth long kissaki.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained
with jinie attach beautihul well grained texture.
Hamon : Niedei gunome midare ,togariba mixed with ashi.
Boshi is midarekomi style.
Special feature : Tairyu-sai Munehiro(Sokan)
was born at Hurukawa province near the river Abukuma.
He moved to Edo Fukagawa Hakozaki city and studied from Koyama Munetsuggu.
Therefore his first stage of the blade is very close to his master.
After that he made swords as a purpose cut well sword.
So his most of the blade is Kogunome midare with a lot of Ashi.
Some swords has Utsuri appear.
From Aoi Art: Even though small Machiokuri,
the blade is healthy with long kissaki
nice shape. The blade is nice jigane and also hamon.
We recommend this sword for you.
NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art guarantee paper : whole Oshigata.