Ordering number: 22115
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Bichu koku Mizuta Ju Oyogo Kunishige Saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo-jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Solid Gold double Habaki. 55grams.
Blade length : 73.09 cm or 28.7 inches.
Sori : 1,52 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3,26 cm or 1.2 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.21 cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane :0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword 700 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanei era
Shape : Long, wide and thick sword with shallow Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane : Ko-Itame0Hada well grained, Jinie attached beautiful Jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki. From Hamachi, Suguha then Gunome-Midare. Hamon also appeared
at Shinogi side.
From Aoi Art: The sword looks like Hankei because the active Hamon. This sword engraved Kunishige’s Zokumyo, this is very rare. Habaki is also made by solid gold and it has 55grams. We
strongly recommend this rare work.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.