Ordering number: 22114
Katana in Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature :Izumo Daijyo Fujiwara Yoshitake.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regularsaku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
Habaki: Silver Nanako plate.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 60.2cm or 23.7inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 4
Width at the hamachi : 3.23cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.2cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.66cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword 690grams
Era : Edo period Tenna era.
Shape: Wide and thick sword with deep Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Itame-hada and Ko-Masame-Hada mixed beautiful Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha sword with deep Nioikuchi, Ko-Ashi worked.
special feature: Yoshitake is a son of Horikawa Kunitake and real name is Kawate Ichitayu. HIs style is Ko-Itame-Hada and with Suguha, but some of his sword is Gunome-Hamon like Hokujoji Masahiro.
Koshirae : Higo style
Tsuba: Shakudo plate octagon Tsuba, coved by brass. Pine tree gains are engraved.
Fuchikashira: Iron plate, lines patterns are engraved
From Aoi Art: Well forged elegant Katana with Sori and deep NIoikuchi. Koshirae is also very nice piece. We recommend you this sword.
Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata