Ordering number : 17464
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Yasumitsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Yasumitsu ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length : 73.1 cm or 28.77 inches.
Sori : 2.1 cm or 0.82 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.91 cm or 1.14 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.79 cm or 0.70 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Early Muromachi period.
Shape : Regular width and thickness Katana with large Sori. Ubu Nakago Tachi style Katana.There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane : The mixture of Itame Hada and Mokume Hada with Jinie.There are Chikei, Utsuri.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha with small Ashi. The Nioikuchi is soft.
Special Feature : Yasumitsu was active in early Muromachi period.
It is possible to say that he was a leading sword smith of Ouei Bizen.
Especially the Jigane is so nice. The Katana size swords are few in number.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Shakudo Nanako Tsuba, Kiri Mon are engraved with open work.
On the rim, there is a dragon is engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Dragon is engraved(it might be solid gold?)
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako, family crests are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: Yasumitsu could be considered a sword smith representative of Ouei Bizen. Most his swords are Tanto and Wakizashi.
This Katana length is 73.1cm. The shape is elegant. The Nakago is Ubu.
We recommend this rare long Katana for you.
NBHTK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper(Not Issued Yet)
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.