Katana:Tokunaga Kanenobu

Ordering number: AS20015

Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Tokunaga Kanenobu

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 80.7 cm or 31.77 inches.
Sori :0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Mekugi:  1
Width at the hamachi : 3.25cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.47 cm or 0.97 inches.
Kasane :0.83  cm or 0.32 inches.
The weight of the sword 1.020 grams.
Era: Late Muromachi period, Tensho era.
Shape: Long blade 80.7cm with small Sori. Longer Kissaki.
Jigane : Itame Hada, Hadadachi with Jinie attch.
Hamon : The Hamon reminds of Magoroku Kanemoto.
Sanbonsugi style Hamon. The Ha is Sizumi Gokoro.
In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
The blade looks cut well.

Special feature: Tokunaga Kanenobu was a swordsmith in Seku province.
He lived in Hiraga and was active in Tensho era.
The founder started around Kakitsu era(1441-1444).
The style is similar to Kanemoto. The Hamon is Sanbon Sugi with Togari Gunome Midare.
We think that this blade was made with an emphasis on sharpness.
The blade length is 80.7cm, the weight is 1,020 grams, the Mekugi hole is only one.
This Jigane is very healthy. It is believed that it was a votive sword.
We recommend this Katana as a family treasure.

NBTHK Hozon Token (will be issue later)
Token study union estimation paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price: 600,000 JPY-.
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