Katana:Mumei(judged as Takada)(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number: AS22244
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)

Signature :Mumei(judged as Takada)(NBTHK Hozon Token)
無銘(高田)(保存刀剣)
Mumei(judged as Ujifusa)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)
無銘(氏房)(特別貴重刀剣)

Aoi Bijyutsu Syoshin Kanteisyo :Hozon sword museum.
(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 foiled single copper Habaki
The blade was polished.
Blade length :69.7cm or 27.44inches.
Sori : 1.212 cm or 0.47inches.
Mekugi :  3
Width at the hamachi : 3.1cm or 1.22inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.19cm or 0.86inches.
Kasane : 0.58cm or i0.22nches.
The weight of the sword 706 grams
Era : From the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the late Muromachi period.
Shape : Osuriage Mumei. The blade is normally broad and thick with adequate Sori and longer Kissaki. Well-shaped.
Jigane : Koitamehada flows to Masa, Jigane is dense with light Shirakeutsuri.
Hamon : Nioideki, Gunomemidare with lots of Ashi. Boshi is Midarekomi and the tip turns back in a small circle.

Special feature: This work was judged as Takada by Hozon Token, and as Ujifusa by Tokubetsu Kicho Token. Takada works seldom have this kind of Midarekomi Hamon, while it obviously doesn’t look like Hamon of Ujifusa. But we admit the result of Hozon Token and deal with this item as it is.

Koshirae:
Tsuba: Round-shaped iron Tsuba with family crest engraving.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo plate.
Saya: Odd black painted Saya
Menuki: On Shakudo plate, mandarin is engraved with copper color.

From Aoi Art: Nioideki work from the late Muromachi period. Kissaki is Midarekomi. It is really well-made and apparently it looks as if it were made before the mid Muromachi period. Jigane has no looseness, it is amazing. Koshirae is not great, but it used to be possessed by Samurai. It is really a well-made blade, which we can truly recommend for you. It has enough length, and is also worth appreciation.

NBTHK Hozon token.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho token.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.

Auction starting Price:380,000 JPY-.
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