Ordering number: 09601
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature :Mumei attributed as Jumyo
(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:Gold double foiled habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 69.1cm or 27.2 inches.
Sori : 2.12cm or 0.83 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.2cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki :2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword 715grams
Era : Early Edo period.
Shape : Wide and thick sword with deep Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane : Itame-Hada well grained, Kinie attached, there is Ware shinogi side.
Hamon : Niedeki GUnome-Midare and Togari-Gunome-Midare mixed. The Hamon looks similar to Yoshii Bizen.
Special feature: This sword is Mumei but was judged as Jumyo by NBTHK. Jumyo was famous and popular as gift sword for old
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta