Ordering number: AS22382
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)
Signature :Mumei attributed as Taira Nagamori
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
Fujishiro To-Ko jiten:Sue koto:yo saku: Bungo.
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :Copper single gold color habaki.
Blade length : 68.9 cm or 27.13 inches.
Sori :2.4 cm or 0.945 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.88cm or 0.134 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.68cm or 0.66 inches.
Kasane :0.66 cm or 0.26 inches.
The weight of the sword 700 grams.
Era : Late Muromachi period Eisho era.
Shape : The blade is suriage nakago,
the blade is regular width, and
thickness with deep sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Komoekume hada well grained with jinie attach and Shirase utsuri appear.
ashi and Yo work soft habuchi.
Hamon :Niedeki kogunome midare and gnome midare mixed asha, yo work soft
feeling. Bo-shi is Snsaku style.
Special feature: Taira Nagamori is well known swordsmith in Kyuryu Bungo. This sword was cut shortened beautiful shape. On the Nakagojiri, I think one signature looks left. Any way the blade has passed more than 500 years old sword, We recommend this
sword for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu kicho Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.