Ordering number: 22604
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Koshirae: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu)
Signature : Mumei(judged as Kozori)
(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:Kin kise single habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length :70.1 cm or 27.6 inches.
Sori : 2.0cm or0,79 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.08cm or 1.213 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2,08cm or 0,82 inches.
Kasane : 0.6 cm or 0.24inches.
The weight of the sword is 670 grams
Era : Nanbokucho period: 1362.
Shap Taihai: O-suriage Mumei style is a work with a wide body, layered thickness, deep curvature, and a dignified appearance with a long tip.
Jigane :Koitame hada It becomes a fine ground iron that is well kneaded and packed.
Hamon :From Niedeki ,nioikuchi deep Gunome midare Hamachi to yokote. Bo-shi is lightly disturbed and the upper part is returned to Komaru
Boshi hamon is a blade crest reminiscent of Kanemitsu.
Special feature:works from the early Muromachi period.
However, the sturdy works are from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts. There are many orihisa, Morikage, Morisuke, and Hidemotsu. From the beginning of the Muromachi period, there are many gentle works.
Koshirae : Koshirae: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu
Saya :black roiro The pod is carved with leaves and painted with brown lacquer.
Tsuba : Signature: Yoshinori. On the Otafuku-shaped iron Tsuba, Kiri and phoenix are engraved and painted with gold.The other side is bare copper.
Fuchikashira: Kiku flower pattern is engraved on the Syakudo nanako plate, and the color painting is applied.
Menuki : Shakudo, farm was carved and painted with gold.
From Aoi Art:In contrast to Kozori, which is generally said to have Bo-hi carved on the front and back and has a good shape with a long tip, Cyoji ba hamon, Gunome midare Although there are some shimi, I think that it is a wonderful work without any flaws or defects. The craftsmanship of the sword is magnificent, and the craftsmanship is superb. I highly recommend this work.
Katana: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Koshirae: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta