Ordering number : 11501
Tachi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Minamoto Gyoukei(Kao)(Not Guarantee)
Ansei 2 Nen 4 Gatsu Hi
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 66.1 cm or 26.02 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.2 cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.14 cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.73 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : Regular width and thickness Katana with large Sori.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada and Masa with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Rounded Gunome Midare with Sunagashi.
Boshi is double Ha.
Special feature: Unfortunately Minamoto Gyoukei is not mentioned on any book.
Koshirae : Tachi Koshirae.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya, chrysanthemum is painted with gold and silver color.
Tsuba : Brass Tsuba, family crest is engraved.
Menuki : Silver, Shishi dog is engraved.
From Aoi Art: Gyokei does not so famous sword smith.
The blade was made around the end of the Edo period,
and has nice Tachi Koshirae.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.