Kikuchi Yari : Kikuchi Jyu Koretada

Order number : 14613

Kikuchi Yari in Shirasaya
Signature : Kikuchi Jyu Koretada / Heisei 16Nen 2 Gatsu hi (Feb, 2004)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Tanto belongs to Jyo saku ranking.

The blade is polished by a good polisher.
Habaki : Gold wrapped single habaki.
Blade length : 22.8 cm or 8.97 inches.
Mekugi : 1 
Width at the hamachi : 2.26 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Era : Modern.
Shape : KIkuchiyari style tanto.
Jigane : Koitame hada is grained well with jinie attach, fine texture. Boshi is round shape.

Special Feature : Kikuchi Koretada is a swordsmith from Kikuchi city, Kumamoto, has won many prizes.

From Aoi Art : The swordsmith is working in Kikuchi city, Kumamoto pref, has won many awards.
This Kikuchi Yari is so thick, like a Yoroi doshi.
The beautiful Jigane and the Hamon look like Rai Kunimitsu.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Auction Starting Price : 250,000 JPY-. (including shipping fee abroad)

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