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Yari: Mumei (Kikuchi Yari)(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number:24033

Yari:In Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature: Mumei (Kikuchi Yari)
無銘(菊池槍)

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku.
This work is ranked as Jyo Saku for Mumei (Kikuchi Yari).
Polished
Habaki: Wooden Habaki
Blade Length: 21.0 cm (8.27 in)
Curvature: 0.0 cm
Mekugi: 1
Width at Base: 1.96 cm (0.77 in)
Width at Tip:
Thickness of rim: 0.78 cm (0.31 in)
Sword Weight: 200 grams (0.44 lbs)
Era: Muromachi period.
Shape: The nakago is thick and sturdy, and although the blade is quite worn, the width and thickness of the blade are still substantial, making it a recommended piece.
Jigane: Well-forged ko-itame hada with utsuri.
Hamon: A soft nioi-deki suguha with ashi and a gentle nioiguchi.

Features: Kikuchi yari are characterized by a dropped crown-like design with a thick blade.
They were popular from the Kamakura to the Nanbokucho periods.

Aoi Art’s Comment: This Kikuchi yari was found in Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu, and is a very rare piece.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

Price:350,000 JPY-.

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