Ordering number: 15395
Yari in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Sagami Kami Masatsune Nyudo
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length: 13.2 cm or 5.19 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 1.65 cm or 0.64 inches.
Kasane: 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword: 140 grams.
Era: Edo period Keicho era.
Shape: Sankaku-Yari with Ubu-nakago
Jigane: Ko-Itame-Hada well grained. Jinie attached with Masame.
Hamon: Nie-Deki-Suguha. Notare mixed. Nioikuchi is deep and Boshi is Hakikake style.
Special feature: Sagami Kami Masatsune Nyudo is Mino sword smith.
At first, he used the name “Kanetsune”. But after he was independent and moved to Komaki village and changed his name to Masatsune. After that, he received the Sagami Kami and moved to Kiyosu, and made a sword with Matsudaira Tadayoshi.
From Aoi Art: Masatsune usually made Yari and Naginata, also Hira-tsukuri style Wakizashi and Tanto. His Katana and Shinogi-Tsukuri Sword is very rare. This Yari is Ko-nie Deki Suguha with Notare. From the Mei, it can be said the sword was made after Keicho 12th (1607).
NBTHK Hozon Token
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