Ordering number : AS18434
Katana in Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : YOKOYAMA SUKEHISA SAKU KORE
ANSEI 5 NEN 8 GATSUHI(August 1859)
BIYOU OSAFUNE GO
(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.
Blade length : 66.7 cm or 26.3 inches.
Sori :2.272cm or 0.89 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2,9cm or 1.14 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.78cm or 0.7 inches.
Kasane : 0.58cm or 0.23inches.
Era : Late Edo period, arund Ansei Era.
Shape : This sword is appropriate wide
and has a nice shape. Kasane is a little bit thicker, Kissaki is a bit long. Sori is deep.
Jigane : Koitame-Hada is grained well which looks Muji. it has Jinie attached.
Hamon : Niedeki, Choji-midare mixed with Kikka-Choji. it has distinct Nioikuchi. Boshi is Midarekomi.
Special Feature : Yukoyama Sukehisa belonged from Yokoyama Sukekane school,
then his style is the same to Sukekane. considering that, Sukehisa must made for his teacher.
Fuchikashira : Shokudo Fuchikashira.
Tsuba : Oval iron Tsuba, it has the Kasa hat deign. signature reads Buko ju Yoshiyuki.
Menuki : Copper Menuki, it has the Tokko design.
From Aoi Art : This sword is made by Sukehisa from Yokoyama school at the late Edo period.
The school’s Kikka-Choji Hamon has a sense of elegance and is highly recognized.
The price is relatively reasonable for a Shinshinto with Koshirae.
Aoi Art estimation paper :NBTHK Hozon paper.