Katana:Echigo Kami Kanesada(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Koshirae: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu)

Ordering number: 21622
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Koshirae: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu)

Signature : Echigo Kami Kanesada
越後守包貞   

Shinto:Jyo Jyo Saku ranking: Oo wazamono: Settsu.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku
and regular saku)
shinto:Jyo jyo saku ranking.
This sword belongs to Jyo-jyo Saku to Saijo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polishing.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 72.6 cm or 28.5 inches.
Sori : 1.35cm or 0.53 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.11 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Kasane : 0.56 cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword 780 grams.
Era : Edo period Empo era
Shape : Wide and thick blade with regular Sori but longer Kissaki. Good shape sword.
Jigane : Ko-Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached beautiful Jigane
Hamon : Niedeki Gunome-Midare mixed with deep Nioikuchi.
Shinogi: Ko-Itame-Hada mixed with Itame and Masame and very thin Hamon worked.
Hamon: Clear and brightNiedeki Gunome-Midare. Sunagashi and Kinsuji worked.
Boshi: Sharp Midarekomi style.

Koshirae : NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu
Tsuba: Shakudo Nanako plate, Grapes and flowers are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color.
Saya: Red color Saya, chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color. Wonderful work
Menuki: Shakudo plate. People is engraved.

From Aoi Art: This Echigo Kami Kanesada is long and thick. Hamon is highest quality with deep Nioikuchi Gunome Midare with
Kinsuji and Sunagashi. Koshirae is orange color with gold color painting, rare and great work.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Koshirae: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price:2,950,000 JPY-.

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