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Katana:Oushu Aizu Ju Miyoshi Nagamichi Kaei 6 Mizunoto-Ushi 2 Gatsu Hi (February, 1853)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering number:23639

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature: Oushu Aizu Ju Miyoshi Nagamichi
Kaei 6 Mizunoto-Ushi 2 Gatsu Hi (February, 1853)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This blade belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
Habaki: Gold colored Habaki.
Blade Length: 64.8 cm (25.51 in).
Curvature: 1.7 cm (0.67 in).
Mekugi Hole: 1.
Width at Base: 3.0 cm (1.18 in).
Width at the End: 2.17 cm (0.85 in).
Thickness of Rim: 0.67 cm (0.26 in).
Sword Weight: 690 grams.
Era: Edo period, Kaei 6 (1853).
Shape: The blade has a wide body, thick kasane, a deep curve, and a large kissaki, which is considered a good shape.
Jigane: Fine koitame hada well forged with a clear muji style jigane.
Hamon: Boisterous nie, deep nioiguchi with gunome midare, active ashi, and varied boshi.

Features: Oushu Aizu Ju Miyoshi Nagamichi's works are very similar to those of Aizu Ju Kanesada and were beloved by the people of Aizu.

Aoi Art’s Comment: This is a work by Oushu Aizu Ju Miyoshi Nagamichi from the 6th year of Kaei, featuring a deep nioiguchi, active small ashi, and an extended kissaki. It remains in a healthy condition with the original sharp edge preserved.
On the side of Nenki mei, there is a scratch of about 2mm between the shinogi-ji and the mune, approximately 15cm from the tip, and a small chip in the blade about 3cm long, 2cm above the habaki. Please make your purchase with understanding.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
AoiArt estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

Price:750,000 JPY-.

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