Katana:Uda Sanekuni(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number: AS21287
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature: Uda Sanekuni
宇田真国 

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper double habaki.
Blade length:76.6cm or 30.15inches.
Sori:1.4cm or 0.55inches.
Mekugi:1
Width at the hamachi:2.94cm or 1.15inches.
Width at the Kissaki:1.99cm or 0.78nches.
Kasane:0.67cm or 0.26inches.
The weight of the sword:745grams
Era: The Genki era, the Muromachi period. 1570
Shape: Ubunakago with a certain Machiokuri. It has Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Itamehada flows, Masame comes in to get surface look beautiful. Shirakeutsuri appears.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha, Ashi comes in a lot. Boshi is Midarekomi.

Special feature: Uda Sanekuni is a swordsmith in the Muromachi period, and he was from Uda school. He engraves Mei near the bottom of Nakago just like Sukesada.

From Aoi Art: This swordsmith is from the late Muromachi period and he shows the characteristics of last Uda school. Suguha Hamon with lots of Koashi: typical Uda. Hadame is visible and grained well. It shows the shape of the late Muromachi period.

NBTHK Hozon Token(*the paper will be issued later)
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.

Auction starting Price:450,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction






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