Ordering number: 21335
Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Mumei attributed as Hokke school.
(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.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foild single habaki.
Blade length : 70.8 cm or 27.87 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.97 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.08 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho period
Shape The blade is regular width and thickness.
Jigane :Item hada well grained with jinie attach soft feeling jigane.
Hamon :Niedeki suguha with soft Ashi.
Special feature: Bingo Hokke school started from late Nanbokucho period to early Muromachi. Hokke Ichijyo was a founder of this school who was a buddist priest Hokke belongs to Tendaisyu(one of the biggest religion in Japan).
From Aoi Art: This sword was made around the Nanbokucho period and was judged as Hokke. The Hamon is clear and beautiful. Hamon is Suguha with Ashi. This sword is very old. We recommend you this sword.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.