Katana:Mumei(attributed as Den Fujishima Tomoshige)(NTHK estimation paper)

Ordering number: AS09196
Katana in Koshirae.(NTHK estimation paper)

Signature : Mumei(attributed as Den Fujishima Tomoshige)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo sakuranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :Shakudo and copper double Habaki.
Blade length : 69.4 cm or 27.32 inches.
Sori : 2.4 cm or 0.94 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.75 cm or 1.08 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.83 cm or 0.72 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
The weight of the sword:575 grams.
Era : Nanbokucho period
Shape : Osuriage Mumei Katana. There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
The blade has deep Sori, longer Kissaki.
Jigane : Itame Hada with Mokume Hada with Jinie.
Hamon : Ko Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with Ko Choji Midare.
In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.

Special feature: NTHK judges the blade as Den Fujiwara Tomoshige.
He was active in Ouei era.

Koshirae :
Saya : Red color Saya with blue and gold color.
Tsuba :Copper Tsuba, Ginko is engraved.
Menuki : Plants are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo and copper, plants and some pattern are engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: The blade was made by Fujiwara Tomoshige. There is a Kitae Kizu on the Ha 5cm from the Habaki. We think that this appraisal is correct. The Jigane and Hamon are so nice. The Koshirae is also good.

NTHK estimation paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price:450,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction

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