Ordering number: 21670
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Yokoyama Kaganosuke Fujiwara Kanenaga
(Kikumon) Ichi Bizen Osafune Shi
Shinshin to:Jyo saku: Bizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished
Habaki: copper single habaki.
Blade length:76.6cm or 30.15inches.
Sori: 2.6cm or 1.02inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.93cm or 1.15inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.05cm or 0.80inches.
Kasane:0.7cm or 0.27inches.
The weight of the sword: 800grams.
Era: The Tempo era, the Edo period.
Shape: Long blade with deep Sori and slightly longer Kissaki. Well-shaped.
Jigane: Koitamehada is grained well with Jinie to be beautiful Jigane.
Hamon: Suguha from Hamachi, unique Chojimidare after that. Ashi works well and Boshi turns back round.
Special Feature: This work is 76.6cm long with deep Sori. Very beautiful work.
Tsuba: Mokko-shaped iron Tsuba. An egret and plants are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: On copper-Nanako plate, family crest is engraved.
Saya: Aogaichirashi Saya.
Menuki: On copper plate, rabbit is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta.