Ordering number: 11365
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Mumei (Kashu Katsuie)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed J single habaki.
Blade length: 53.3 cm or 20.98 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.04 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.18 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
The weight of the sword : 515grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era. 1661.
Shape: The blade is Ubu nakago original shape.
Jigane: Itame had well grained and loose hada appear.
Hamon: Nie deki gunome midare some parts are shimi(not clear hamon).
Special feature: Kashu Katsuie started from Genna era
and continued to the 5th generation.
Unfortunately, it is difficult to distinguish which generation is.
Saya :black ishimeji saya.
Tsuba: On the shakudo Nanako plate, shish dog is engraved with gold color.
Menuki: On the shakudo plate, shish dogs are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: iron plate.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.