Ordering number: 22308
Naginata in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Fujiwara Yukinaga (Bungo)
(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.
Blade length :49.4 cm or 19.44 inches.
Sori : 2.3cm or 0.90 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.18cm or 1.25 inches.
Kasane : 0.85 cm or 0.33 inches.
The weight of the sword 930 grams
Era : Muromachi perido around Tensho era.
Shape : Ubu Nakago and one Mekugi hole. Wide and thick Naginata.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained. Hadadatsu. There are Utsuri.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with many Ashi.
Boshi is pointed and around shape.
There are some Tobi Yaki and Mune Yaki.
Special feature: Fujiwara Yukinaga was a swordsmith active in the end of the Muromachi period. The school continued to the early Edo period. He left many famous swords in Bungo province.
From Aoi Art: It is excellent in that it is one Mekugi hole and healthy. The Naginata is made around the end of the Muromachi period. The blade is solid and has nice Hamon. We recommend this Naginata for you.
NBTHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta