Ordering number : 10348
Naginata in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : ECHIZEN KUNI JU KANENORI
Shinto: Jyosaku ranking :Echizen.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper double habaki.
Whole shirasaya length :107 cm or 42.12 inches.
Blade length : 43.6 cm or 16.17 inches.
Sori :2.7cm or 1,063inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :2.9 cm or 1.14inches.
Kasane : 0.715cm or 0.28inches.
Era : Edo period Keicyo era.
Shape : The blade is wide and deep gorgeous style Naginata.
Jigane :Koitame hada and mokume hada mixed
with jinie attach and blackish hadatachi jigane.
Hamon :niedeki suguha and notareba mixed
with small ashi scatter in Hamon. Boshi is Yakizume style.
Special feature:Echizen Kanenori was a son of the Kanenori
in Mino province and received Higo Daijyo.
At Echizen province, first generation Echizen Yasutsugu
and Sadakuni also received Higo Daijyo at the same era.
so These 3 sword makes were related with each others.
These 3 sword makers made almost as same as
blackish hadatachi jigane with suguha or notare simple designe hamon.
From Aoi Art: First generation Yasutsugu, Sadakuni
and Echizen Kanenori are well known sword makers in Echizen province.
These sword makers made swords with same group so the jigane
and Hamon are very similar.
These sword maker’s subject are not gourgeous one
but simple elegant style which swords are welcomed
by high average sword collectors.
The style is typical late Muromachi to early Edo period.
We recommend this calm and elegant nice Naginata,
Aoi Art estimation paper :NBTHK Hozon paper.