Ordering number: 22247
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Unshu Ju Naganobu Zo
Tenpo 14 Nen 2 Gatsuhi
(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.
habaki: Gold single Habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 70.7cm or 27.8 inches.
Sori : 2.9cm or 1.14 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.3cm or 1.29 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.3cm or 0.90 inches.
Kasane : 1.06cm or 0.41 inches.
The weight of the sword 1125 grams
Era : Edo period, Tenpo 14th
Shape : Widee and thick sword with deep Sori. Mitsumune style and Kissaki is longer.
Jigane : Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached beautiful Muji style Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha, Ko Ashi worked.
Special feature: Naganobu is a student of Chounsai Tsunatoshi and is sword smith of Matsue clan, lived in Edo, Hirakawa town. He also use name Fuyuhiro some time, His swords’ Hamon is deep Nioikuchi Choji and similar to Tsunatoshi sword.
Tsuba: Round iron with Amida Yasuri, Tosho style Tsuba.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo plate and iron plate, swirl and dragon is engraved.
Saya: Black Saya with wrinkle.
Menuki: Bird’s feather is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: Wide and thick Mitsumune style sword, it still has Ububa but has no flaw.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta