Ordering number : 19072
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Yamato no kami Yoshimichi(1st)
Settsu : Jyo saku : Wazamono
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver and copper double Habaki.
Blade length : 71.8 cm or 28.26 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.71 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.14 cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.28 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period, Kanbun era.
Shape : Good-looking sword, it’s wide and thick. the Sori is deep, the Kissaki is long.
Jigane : Koitamehada is grained well, Jinie attached, the Hada stands out well.
Hamon : Niedeki. Around Hamachi is Suguha and the rest of Hamon is Choji-midare which looks like the tail of the tiger. Boshi is round.
Special Feature : Yamato no kami Yochimichi was the second son of Osaka Yoshimichi(1st), his real name was Mishina Usaemon.
He left swords with Kobushi Choji(lit. fist-shaped Choji), which resembles that of Kawachi no kami Kunisuke(2nd).
Yakidashi is also one of the common characteristics of his swords.
Saya : Black Urushi lacquered Saya with maze design.
Tsuba : Round shaped iron Tsuba with the openwork ships and bamboo carving.
Menuki : Shakudo, Shishi dog carving.
From Aoi Art : Yamato kami Yoshimichi(1st) didn’t leave many swords.
Generally, his swords resemble Kawachi no kami Kunisuke(2nd)’s swords, but he also made the swords like this one.
The Koshirae looks very sophisticated.
Price : 1,200,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)