Ordering number : 19019
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Oumi Kami Minamoto Hisamichi (first generation)
Shinto: Jyo Saku: Yamashiro
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saki ranking.
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaki :Gols wrapped single habaki.
Blade length : 71.6 cm or 28.2 inches.
Sori : 0.5 cm or 0.197 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.32 cm or 1.3 inches.
Width at the Kissaki :2.29 cm or 0.9 inches.
Kasane : 0.76cm or 0.3 inches.
Era : Edo perios Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with small sori and longer kissaki kanbun shape.
Jigane :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach beautiful Yamashiro jigane.
Hamon :Nie deck gunome with deep nioikuchi and in Hamon, sunagashi and kinsuji work.
Bo-shi: round shape.
special feature:Oumi kami Minamoto Hisamichi was called Hori Rokurobei.
He was one of Kyo 5 kaji and received Oumi Daijyo and after that he received Oumi Kami.
He lived until 85 years long life (Syotoku Gannen)
He said the name of the Misina and worked for Higashiyama emperor at Teikyo 4th year.
He was quite well known sword maker.
This blade is quite fantastic Jigane with suguha hamon.
Saya :On the brown color ishimeji, flower design are high makie.
Tsuba :On the round shape iron Tsuba,
brass inlay which is called Heianjyo Tsuba.
Menuki : On the syaludo plate, flower design is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikasira: On the syakudp plate, karakusa shape is engrave.
Kojiri:On the syakudp plate, karakusa shape is engrave.
From Aoi Art: Oumi Kami Minamoto Hisamichi first generation is well known Misina and became Gobankaji at Kyoto.
This blade is wide and thick healthy blade and also nice Koshirae.
Historical background: 1687 Tokugawa Shogun Tsunayoshi issued Shorai Awaremi no Rei.
Shogun Tsunayoshi issued a low which is prohibited the killing animals.
AOI ART estimation Paper:
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper