Ordering number: 22006
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Consignment sale)
Signature : (Kikumon) Takai Echizen Kami Minamoto Rai Nobuyoshi
Shinto: Chujo Saku: Wazamono: Settsu.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs toJyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Copper single habaki.
Blade length: 49.5cm or 19.4inches.
Sori: 1.1 cm or 0.43inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.2 cm or 1.25inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.14 cm or 0.84inches.
Kasane: 0.73 cm or 0.28inches.
The weight of the sword: 555 grams.
Era: Edo period Enpo era.
Shape: Wide and thick sword with regular Sori
and longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Ko-Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached beautiful Jigane.
Hamon: From Habuchi, Suguha then deep Nioikuchi Suguha with Notare. Ashi, Sunagashi, Kinsuji worked.
Boshi is round shape, Ichimai style then. Hakikake style.
Special Feature: Takai Echizen Kami Minamonto Rai Nobuyoshi is Yamashiro
Shinano Kami Nobuyoshi’s 3rd son. He study a lot from
his father and made sword same as Inoue Shinkai, deep
Nioikuchi Suguha with Notare.
He made a lot of swords from Empo era to Genroku era.
From Aoi Art: Nobuyoshi continued to many generations but this Nobukuni
is one of the best swords. Hamon is Notare Suguha with
many works. Especially, works strongly around Monouchi
area. We recommend you this sword.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka, Tsuruta