Ordering number: 22280
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature :Ichi Hizen Kuni Dewa Kami Yukihiro first generation.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
habaki:Silver single habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length :70.0 cm or 27.55 inches.
Sori : 1.9cm or 0.74 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.14cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki :1.97 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.65cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword 705 grams
Era : Edo period around Kanbun era 1661
Shape : Regular width and thickness Katana with longer Kissaki.
The shape is Kanei style.
Jigane : Ko Itame HAda well grained with Jinie attach/
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
Special feature: He was called Kurobee(the brother of Masahiro the first generation.) In the 3rd year of Keian, he learned how to make swords at the age of 33. He received the title of Dewa Daijo in Shoho 5th. In Kanbun 3rd, he got the title of Dewa Kami.
He passed away in May, Tenna 3rd at the age of 66. His swords resembles Masahiro’s swords.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Iron Tsuba with openwork.
Menuki : Bamboo leaves is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Pine tree is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The blade is Itame Hada with Jinie and Chikei. Nie Deki, from the Hamachi is Suguha and then shallow Gunome Midare.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta