Katana:Kikumon Iga Kami Fujiwara Kinmichi (3rd generation)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering number: AS22124
Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature : Kikumon Iga Kami Fujiwara Kinmichi (3rd generation)
Nihon Kaji Sosho.
菊紋 伊賀守藤原金道

Shinto:Cyujyo Saku:Wazamono:Yamashiro.
Aoi Bijyutsu syoshin Kanteisyo. NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
habaki: gold foiled double Habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 67.0cm or 0.39 inches.
Sori : 3.0cm or 1.18 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.56cm or 1.40 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Kasane : 0.89cm or 0.35 inches.
The weight of the sword: 855 grams
Era : Edo period around Hoei era.
Shape : Wide and thick Katana with deep Sori, longer Kissaki.
There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. The texture is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha with Ko Ashi.

Special feature: Iga no Kami Fujiwara Kinmichi was
a stream of the kanemichi in Muromachi period.
Ecchu kami masatoshi, first generation Tanba and also
Dewa Daijyo Fujiwara kinmichi and so on were student of the Kinmichii. According to Fujishiro Toko Jiten book, Kinmich is called as Mishine Kanbee. He moved to Edo and made swords.

From Aoi Art: 3rd generation Iga Kami Kinmich is ranked as a Wazamono.
And he famous as a Nihon Kaji Sosho and is one of the swordsmith who has the role of giving a title. The feature of the work is that the Jigane is good and the beautiful Yamashiro’s one.
In particular, this sword has a wide, thick, and dignified.
We strongly recommend this sword for you.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta

Auction starting Price:570,000 JPY-.

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