Katana:Mumei(unsidned) attributed as Echizen Rai.

Ordering number : 18141

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature :Mumei(unsidned) attributed as Echizen Rai.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Echizen Rai. belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.

The blade was polished.
Habaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 71.6 cm or 28.2 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi :3.38 cm or 1.33inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.51 cm or 0.99 inches.
Kasane : 0.52cm or 0.2 inches.
Era : Late Nanbokucyo period.
Shape : Wide and thick, Osuriage, Wide Bohi engraved on both sides, shallow Sori, long Kissaki.
Jitetsu : The mixture of Koitame-hada and Masame-hada, Jinie attached, Utsuri appears slightly.
Hamon : Nie-deki, Suguha. Gunome-midare around Monouchi on the other side. Deep Nioikuchi and Soft Yo, pointed Boshi.

Special Feature : The sword looks like by Rai Kuninaga, but NBTHK attributes this sword to Echizen Rai.
Originally this sword might be wider.

From Aoi Art : The sword is influenced by Rai school.
It looks very clear and this Gunome-midare hamon is really interesting, Unfortunately, however, there’re Kitae on blade and on Boshi, but considering the age of the sword, condition is fine.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.Aoi Art estimation NBTHK Hozon paper : whole Oshigata.

Price :650,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

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