Ordering number : 20188
Yari in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Mumei(Shimada school)
(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.
Whole Shirasaya length : 89 cm or 35.03 inches.
Whole Koshirae length : 173 cm or 68.11 inches.
Blade length : 23.0 cm or 9.05 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.5 cm or 0.98 inches.
Kasane : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
The weight of the sword 190 grams.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Because of the Kerakubi is long, it was made around the end of Muromachi period.
Jigane : Itame Hada grained with Jinie attach. The Jigane is a soft atomosphre.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Hitatsura. There are some unclear parts. But it is a work often seen in the Shimada school.
Special feature: The Kerakubi is long. The Yari was made the end of the Muromachi peirod. The Hamon is somewhat unclear.
From the Hitatsura Hamon, it is a Shimada school which decsended from Soshu Den.
Koshirae : (No Tsunagi)
Saya : Black color with gold powder and family crest.
Tsuka: Urushi lacquer and brass fittings.
Historical background: Sengoku period
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.