Ordering number: 14771
Tachi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(10th NBTHK Juyo Paper)
Signature: Kanesada(Yamato Koku)
Sayagaki: Juyo Token, Yamato Koku Kanesada.
Two Kanji characters, treasure.
Blade length is 2 Shaku 2 Sun 9 Bu Han.
written by Dr.Kanzan in 1964.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 69.9 cm or 27.51 inches.
Sori : 1.7 cm or 0.66 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.42 cm or 0.953 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.69 cm or 0.66 inches.
Kasane : 0.59 cm or 0.23 inches.
Weight of the blade: 595 grams
Era : Nanbokucho period. around the Jowa era.
Shape : Rather narrow, typical Yamato blade.
Suriage Nakago. The signature is completely left.
Jigane :Ko-Itame hada and mokume hada mixed
with jinie attach and chikei work. The Jigane looks like Kanenaga.
Hamon : Nie deki, suguha base with Ko-Gunome Midare and Uchinoke.
In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is Hakikake pointed and Yakisage style.
Special feature: Kanesada is a Tegai school. He was a student of Kanenaga.
It is said that he made the sword for Kusunoki Masashige. There are very few Kanesada’s signature blades.
The blade is precious and valued historical materials. This work presents a quaint appearance.
The blade has passed NBTH Juyo in 1963.
Saya : Dark brown Saya with the family crest.
Tsuba : Tachi Tsuba.
Menuki : Dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Kojiri: Shakudo Nanako with gold color.
From Aoi Art: There had been several swordsmith schools in Yamato province; Tegai, Shikkake, Taima, Senjuin, Hosho.
These are almost Mumei blades. There is a few Zaimei(signature) blades.
The blade reminds of his master Kanenaga.
We strongly recommend this masterpiece for you.
10th NBTHK Juyo Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.