Ordering number: 18425
Katana in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature: Ujinobu (Owari, Tenna)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Silver foiled single Habaki.
Blade length: 72.7 cm or 28.62 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.99 cm or 1.17 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.03 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.69 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period around Tennna era(1681-1684)
Shape : Regular width and thickness Katana.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Tobiyaki.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare. Boshi is Ichimai.
Large Yakisage style.
Special feature: Ujinobu was a member of Ganmaku school.
It is said that he was a student of Ujifusa.
He was a swordsmith of Owari province. His swords are robust.
Saya : Black color Kizami Saya.
Tsuba: Round shape Shakudo Tsuba, the flower is engraved with gold color.
Menuki: Shakudo, a dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Iron, landscape and fling birds are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The blade is massive with nice Hamon. On the Shinogi-Ji, there are also Yaki. The blade reminds of Mizuta school.
The Kizami Saya of Koshirae is nice and matches with the blade.
We recommend this Katana for Iai Do and also appreciating it.
NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.