Ordering number : 14316
Tachi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Muneyoshi
Sayagaki: Hirai Chiba Muneyoshi
blade length is 73.3cm.
Hirai Chiba have polished this blade in June 1924.
Sayagai was also written by Hirai Chiba(Kao)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length : 73.3 cm or 28.85 inches.
Sori : 2.3 cm or 0.90 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.795 cm or 1.10 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.93 cm or 0.75 inches.
Kasane : 0.53 cm or 0.20 inches.
Era : Muromachi period. Eiroku era.
Shape : Wide and thick blade with large Sori.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Masanagare.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare and Ko-Choji Midare.
Around the Monouchi part, there are O-Gunome.
Boshi is Kaen style. There are Yaki on the Shinogi-Ji.
Special feature: Muneyoshi is a sword smith of Mino, Echizen, Ecchu, Izumo and Iwami province.
From that works, this blade was made by Muneyoshi of Wakasa province. The blade has elegant Sori. The Hamon is wild.
Tsuba: Round shape iron Tsuba, some design is engraved with gold color.
The rim is covered with silver.
Fuchi Kashira: Shakudo Nanako, dragon is engraved with gold color.
Saya: Black Roiro Saya.
Menuki: Dragon is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The Hamon is gorgeous Hamon.
There is a Hirai Chiba’s Sayagaki.
He is a famous polisher. He is also good calligrapher.
Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.