Ordering number : 19022
Tachi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Bishu Osafune Toshimitsu (Late Nanbokucyo period)
(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 by high ranking polisher.
Habaki :Gold wrapped double habaki.
Blade length : 68.4 cm or 26.92 inches.
Sori : 2.2 cm or 0.86 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.74 cm or 1.07 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.81 cm or 0.71 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Late Nanbokucyo period.
Shape : The blade is regular width and thick
with deep sori and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
ined with jinie attach and chikei work.
Jigane :Itame hada and mokume hada well grained
with jinie attach and chikei work
active visible to see the texture.
Hamon : konie deck kogunome midair and kocyoji midare
mixed and inside of the hamon, small kinsuji work.
Bo-shi is midarekomi with kinsuji along with hamon.
Special feature: Bishu Osafune Toshimitsu is Osafune school sword maker and made rather different style Hamon and jigane.
Koshirae : Tachi Koshirae
Saya : likes gold Nashiji Saya
Tsuba : Brass Tachi Tsuba.
Menuki : dragon is emgraved.
Fuchikashira: Silver with plants design.
From Aoi Art: In Nanbokucho era, making swords was influenced by other province, not only Bizen. The Jigane is fantastic Hadamono.
We recommend this sword for you.
AOI ART estimation Paper: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token