Order number : 17443
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Signature : Tajima Kami Ho-Jyoji Tachibana Sadakuni
Shinto:Jyo saku ranking:Musashi province.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Sadakuni belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaaki:Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 60.2 cm or inches.
Sori : 2.2 cm or inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3,13cm or inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2,2 cm or inches.
Kasane : 0,825 cm or inches.
Era : Edo period Manji era.
Shape : The blade is wide anf thick with deeo sori
and engraved Bo-Hi on both sides of the blade.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach
beautiful fine texture.
Hamon : Niedeki fat thick nioikuchi suguha hamon
with many ashi scatter. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : Tajima Kami Ho-Jyoji Tachibana Sadakuni belonges to Hijyoji school. The founder of the Hojyoji was Kunimitsu.
At Edo Hojyoji school many famous sword makers like Masahiro, Masateru, Yoshitsugu and so on.
This blade is wide and thick healthy blade without Kizu and flow.
The blade has deep sori compare with regular Sadakuni.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.