Order number : AS17653
Naginata Naoshi Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(20th NBTHK Juyo Paper)
Signature : Mumei (Yoshikage)
Chukoto Josaku ranking. Saijyo Oowaza mono cutting test ranking.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijo Saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Blade length : 68.5 cm or 26.96 inches.
Sori : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.21 cm or 1.26 inches.
Kasane : 0.76 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho period.
Shape : Wide, high Shinogi, Shobu Tsukuri Katana.
Jigane : Itame Hada and Mokume Hada grained with Jinie attach. Hadadatsu.
Hamon : Nie Deki, the mixxture of Gunome Midare, Choji Midare and Ko-Choji Midare.
In Ha, there are many Ko-Ashi and Yo. Boshi is Hakikake and Yakizume style.
Special Feature : Osafune Yoshikage was a son of the great Kagemitsu.
He studied from Chikakage and made many Nagamaki style swords mainly but he also made regular style swords.
Yoshikage continued 3rd generations.
This blade is a typical Yoshigage’s works.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Signature : Yoshioka Inabasuke: Shakudo Nanako, The maple leaves are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Shishi dog is engraved with gold color.
Fuchi Kashirae: Shakudo Nanako, Shishi dog and peony are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art : This blade is excelent Naginata Naoshi style.
The Hamon is a mixture of Gunome Midare and Choji Midare.
There are a lot of works in the Ha.
The Koshirae is also good. We recommend this sword for you.
20th NBTHK Juyo Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.