Ordering number: 21449
Ken in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon paper)(consignment sale.)
Signature : Mumei (Sue Tegai)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : wood single habaki.
Blade length: 23.8 cm or 9.37 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.14 cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane: 0.57cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword: 155 grams.
Era: Middle Muromachi period.
Shape: Good shape Ken
Jigane: Itame-Hada and Masame -Hada mixed. Jinie and Chikei worked strongly.
Hamon: Nie-Deki Suguha. Ashi and Yo worked.
Special Feature: NBTHK has judged this as Sue Tegai. Sue Tegai is a name for the swordsmiths groups of Tegai school after the Ouei era, and famous smiths are Kanenaga, Kagekiyo, Kaneyuki, Kametoshi, and Kanemasa.
From Aoi Art: From the condition of the sword, we think it was made around the middle of the Muromachi period. There is some part was fixed in Hamon so we think the sword was used many times, but it also means the sword is a worthful one and was kept carefully. We recommend this sword.
The Jigane is a wonderful masanagare hamon.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.