Katana:Mumei(Hojoji Masahiro)(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number: 22251
Katana in Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature :Mumei(Hojoji Masahiro)    
無銘(法城寺正弘)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
habaki: Silver single Habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 72.5cm or 28.54inches.
Sori :1.4 cm or 0.55inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.3cm or 1.29inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.3cm or 0.90inches.
Kasane : 0.78cm or 0.30inches.
The weight of the sword: 855 grams
Era : The Kanbun era, the Edo period
Shape : The blade is broad and thick with adequate Sori. Boshi is slightly longer.There are Bohi on the both sides.
Jigane : Koitamehada is grained well with Jinie. Elaborate Jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki Suguha with lots of active Ashi. Nioikuchi is slightly deep. Nijuba comes in. Kinsuji and Sunagashi appear in Hachu. Boshi turns back round.

Special feature: This work was judged as Hojoji Masahiro, and it has lots of characteristics of the swordsmith.

Koshirae:
Fuchikashira: On Shibuichi Ishime-ji plate, a bird and chicks are engraved with gold color.
Saya: Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba: Iron Tsuba. Bamboo shoots hunting is engraved.
Menuki: A rooster is engraved with gold color.

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

Price:450,000 JPY-.

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