Ordering number: 21659
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Musashi kami Kuniie Saku
Heise 16 Nen Aki Kichijitsu.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished. by high ranking polisher,
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 71.6cm or 28.19 inches.
Sori: 1.6 cm or 0.63 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.21 cm or 1.264inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2,29 cm 0.9 or inches.
Kasane: 0.76 cm or 0.3 inches.
The weight of the sword: 710 grams.
Shape: The blade is wide and thick with deep sori
and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jigane:Koitame hada well grained with jinie attah beautihul nice texture.
Hamon:Niedeki cyoji midare with deep nioikuchi which looks like Fukuoka Ichimonji style and kinsuji work in Hamon.
Special Feature:Musashi Jyu Kuniie studied befor kuniie and got a lot of works and became Mukansa sword makers. His career: syowa 45 Nen He got the Mainichi shinbun sya syou. Kanzan syogeneration Kue niie. Right now he became a tosyokai Jyomu riji. He has also demonstrated sword making overseas, and appeared in the movie “The Last Samurai” as a swordsmith. Together with his brother Yoshindo Yoshihara, he bears the heavy responsibility of the Japanese swordsmith world.
Saya:Black roiro saya.
Tsuba:On the round iron tsuba, flying cranes are engraved.
Fuchikashira:: Fuchi:On the syakudo nanako plate, gold color:
Menuki:Plant and batterflys are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art:This work is his excellent work, and the gold streaks work on the clove blade, which is said to be Fukuoka clove, and the hat is disturbed, making Fukuoka ichimonji well. This is the work of Fukuoka ichimonji that he made, which I would definitely recommend.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.