Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Settsu Kami Masanori
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copper plate silver color single Habaki.
Blade length : 70.0cm or 27.55 inches.
Sori : 0.6cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.95cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.20cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.6cm or 0.23 inches.
The weight of the sword:705 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : Regular width and thickness sword.
Sori is shallow and Kissaki is long.
Jigane : Itame-Hada well grained, O-hada is visible.
Hamon : Niedeki and Notare continue like ocean’s wave. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: We could not find Settsu Kami Masanori in sword smiths dictionary, so may not be a famous sword smith but the quality of the blade is good. We recommend this sword for Iai sword.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.
Price ¥. 380,000including shipping charge, insurance fee and also