Ordering number: AS20072
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Yokoyama Kagasuke Fujiwara Ason Sukenaga
Koka 3 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi
(Kiku Mon) Ichi Biyo Osafune Shi
(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: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 69.5 cm or 27.3 inches.
Sori : 2.4 cm or 0.94 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.1 cm or 8.26 inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period Kouka era.
Shape: Regular width and thickness Katana with large Sori.
Jigane: Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Muji Fu Jigane.
There are Bohi.
Hamon: From Hamachi is Nioideki, Chijo Midare and then Suguha to Kissaki.
Special feature: Yokoyama Kaga Suke Ason Sukenaga succeeded from his father
Sukehita and educated many sword makers like Yokoyama Sukekane, Suketaka, ukeyoshi Suketosi and others.
This blade is called Fujimi Saigyo which means Mt Fuji and other mountains
and also Miho Matsubara(it is beautiful see side contrast of Matsu trees and seaside)
The sentry from the view from the point(Miho Matsubara) Mt Fuji is excellent scenery.
This place was selected as world heritage recently.
The engraving of this sword is well balanced nice work.
The condition of the blade is perfect without Kizu and scratches.
Saya :Aogai Chirashi Saya.
Tsuba: Iron Tsuba, plants are engraved with gold color.
Menuki: Yari and centipede are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Kojiri: Kurikata: Silver, arabesque is engraved.
From Aoi Art: Yokoyama Kagasuke Fujiwara Ason Sukenaga was good at Choji Midare Hamon. The Koshirae’s fittings are matching. It is a nice Koshirae with stylish work.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.