Ordering number : 19633
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Yamato Kuni Fujiwara Michiharu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs toJyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : copper single habaki.
Blade length : 68.5 cm or 27 inches.
Sori : 0.2 cm or 0.079 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.24 cm or 1.276 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.5 cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.85cm or 0.335 inches.
The weight of the sword 1065 grams.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is about 3cm Machiokuri and widen thick
with small sori and longer kissaki powerful healthy blade.
Jigane : Koitame hada well grained like Muji style.
Hamon :nie deki gunome midare with ashi work.
Bo-shi is round shape.
Special feature: He engraved the signature Yamto kuni so,
probably he made many swords at Yamato province.
He moved various solaces and made very powerful strong swords.
From Aoi Art : Even though the bled is slightly Machiokuri ,the blade is powerful strong healthy blade.
We recommend you as cutting twist sword.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.