Ordering number : 16147
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Yamashiro Daijo Minamoto Kunishige(not guarantee)
Nanban Tetsu Saku Kore
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to regular Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Single silver Habaki.
Blade length : 74.7 cm or 29.40 inches.
Sori :1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.17 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.23 cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Middle Edo period.
Shape : Wide and thick Katana with Sori.
The nice shape Katana. The Kissaki is long.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are fine Masa and Chikei.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare. There are Ashi and Sunagashi.
Boshi is Midarekomi and round tip shape.
Special feature:Yamashiro Daijo Minamoto Kunishige is a group of the sword smith from the end of Muromachi period to Edo period.
The characteristic of Mizuta school is Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
Same Ha on the Shinogi-Ji. There are many blades which has Aranie.
From Aoi Art: There is a signature”Yamashiro Daijo Minamoto Kunishige”.
But from the Jigane and signature, we do not guarantee.
The blade is wide, thick and healthy.
We recommend this sword for Iai and also appreciation.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.