Katana:Mumei (Sa Hiroyuki)(NBTHK Tokubetsu hozon toke)

Ordering number: 22066
Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu hozon toke)

Signature : Mumei (Sa Hiroyuki)
無銘(左弘行)

(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 single habaki.
Blade length: 70.0 cm or 27.55 inches.
Sori: 0.4 cm or 0.15 inches.
Mekugi: 3
Width at the hamachi: 2.89cm or 1.13 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.12 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane: 0.57 cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword: 700 grams.
Era: Eary Nanbokucho period.
Shape: Osuriage Mumei, slightly slim, regular thickness Katana with longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Itame Hada and Ko Mokume hada mixed. There are Utsuri.
Hamon: Nie Deki, Suguha base Hamon with many Ashi.
In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is round and Hakikake style.

Special Feature: Sa Hiroyuki is the son of Sa Yukihiro. He worked around Nanbokucho period Seihei era. This sword is O-suriage Mumei but the shape is wide and Kissaki is longer.

From Aoi Art: This sword has beautiful Suguha Hamon and well made. We can see the style of the early Nanbokucho period on the Shinogi-Ji. The polishing was also good. We recommend this Katana for you.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price:1,650,000 JPY-.

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