Katana:Mumei attributed as Shinrinshi Yoshikazu(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number: 22330
Katana in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)

Signature : Mumei attributed as Shinrinshi Yoshikazu
無銘(震鱗子克一)      

(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 foiled single Habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 71.1cm or 27.99 inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.02 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.24 cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.77cm or 0.30 inches.
The weight of the sword : 890 grams
Era : Edo period around Kyowa era.
Shape : Regular width and thickness Katana.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with many Ashi.
Boshi is round shape.

Special feature: Shinrinshi Yoshikazu was Jyomo Takasaki Kashi Shinrinshi Yoshikazu, also known as Kozuke Koku Takasaki Kashi Shinrinshi Yoshigazu. He was a student of Tegarayama Masashige and good at O-gunome Midare. He passed away on Feb 28th,1818.

Koshirae :
Saya : Black and red color Ishime Ji Sama.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, some design is engraved.
Menuki : Shakudo, Ume flower is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Copper plate, dragonfly is engraved.

From Aoi Art: Shinrinshi Yoshikazu was a student of Tegarayama Masashige. It is said that he made a copy of Doranba. NBTHK judged the blade as Shinrinshi Yoshikazu. The Koshirae is not flashy, but it is well done. We recommend this sword for you.

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

Price:400,000 JPY-.

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