Ordering number: 23065
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Oumi Kami Fujiwara Tsuguhira
(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: Gold foiled single Habaki
The blade is polished.
Blade length:67.7cm or 26.65inches.
Sori:1.8cm or 0.70inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.04cm or 1.19inches.
Width at the Kissaki:1.89cm or 0.74inches.
Kasane:0.75cm or 0.29inches.
The weight of the sword:775grams
Era: Around the Jokyo era, the Edo period
Shape: The blade is broad and thick with slightly deep Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Koitamehada is grained well with Jinie. Beautiful Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki, Suguha with deep Nioikuchi and Ashi. The edge is softly tempered. Boshi is with deep Nioikuchi and turns back round.
Special feature: Tsuguhira is originally from Echizen and his real name was Fujita Kobei. He is said to be a pupil of Yasutsugu Echizen 3rd. He flourished together with Edo 3rd.
Tsuba: Mokko-shaped Shakudo Tsuba. The scenery of the sea is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Waves are engraved with gold color.
Saya: Wrapped Saya with Shu painting
Kojiri: Kashiwaba crest
Kurigata: Silver plate. Waves are engraved.
On Shakudo plate, birds and family crest are engraved with gold color.
*if you want to re-wrap Tsuka thread, it is available at 35,000JPY additionally.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation Paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta