Ordering number : AS19303
Yari in Shirasaya
Signature : Iga Kami Kinmich 1st generation.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 21.8 cm or 8.58 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.25cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.83 cm or 0.33 inches.
Era : Early Edo Keicyo era.
Shape : The Yari has a long Kerakubi that is one of the common characteristics of the Yari made Muromachi to early Edo period.
Jigane : The Jigane is grained very well, it looks really sophisticated.
Hamon : Niedeki, Suguha with elegance. Nioikuchi is deeper around the tip of the blade.
Special Feature : Iga Kami Kinmichi was born in Mino province but he moved to Kyoto with his family.
With his skill being recognized, he became the head of Kyoto Goban blacksmiths and was permitted to use Kikumon family crest.
After the 2nd generation Kinmichi got the privilege from the emperor, his works became more mediocre.
From Aoi Art : Iga Kami Kinmichi didn’t leave so many Yari but this Yari displays his skill very well.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.