Ordering number: 22015
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Izumo Kami Fujiwara Yoshitake
Kyoho 5 Kanoe-Ne Nen 2 Gatsu hi.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length: 71.2 cm or 28.0inches.
Sori:3.1 cm or 1.22inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.3cm or 1.29inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2,35cm or 0.92inches.
Kasane: 0.83cm or 0.32 inches
The weight of the sword:965 grams.
Era: Edo period. Kyoho era
Shape: Very wide and thick sword with very thick Sori and large Kissaki. Futasuji-hi and engraved on backside. Characters “Chourai Hachiman Daigunshin” (prostrate to god of war, Hachiman) are engraved on frontside
Jigane: Ko-Itame-Hada well grained.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha with Gunome-Midare. Boshi is round shape.
Special Feature: Yoshitake is Echizen 3rd generation, Kunitsugi’s 3rd son. This sword was made in 1720 and it engraved beautiful Futasuji-hi and characters. We recommend this perfect sword, no any flaws and engraved high ranking carving.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata
by Ayaka Tsuruta