Ordering number : AS19183
Large Kogatana in Shirasaya
Signature : Heisei 7 Nen Haru
Ryuhei Saku (Kawachi Ryuhei)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : silver single habaki.
Blade length : 17.8 cm or 7.00 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 0
Width at the hamachi : 2.45 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.35 cm or 0.13 inches.
Era : modern times.(Spring 1995)
Shape : Large size Kogatana.
Jigane : Ko-ItameHada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare. There are many Ashi.
Boshi is pointed and Yakizsage style.
Special feature: Ryuhei is a younger brother of Kawachi Kunihira.
He studied under Miyairi Yukihira who is a Living National Treasure.
He got many Nyusen, Doryokusho and Shoreisho prize.
He is active in Nagoya city. On this blade, there is a engraving “風月同天(Fugetsu Doten).”
It means that there are no same nature(mountain and river) each countries,
however we can see and feel the same moon and wind. T
he blade is polished. We recommend this large Kogatana for you.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.