Yari in Shirasaya
Signature : Echizen Ju Kanetaka
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo-jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by highly-qualified polisher.
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length:18.3cm or 7.20inches.
Sori:0.0 cm or 0.0inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.07cm or 0.81inches.
The weight of the sword:175grams.
Era: Kanei era, the Edo period.
Shape: Slightly small Tanto with healthy condition. Well-shaped.
Jigane: Koitamehada becomes fine to be beautiful Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguhadeki. Boshi is Yakizume.
Special Feature: Echizen Ju Kanetaka was a sword smith flourished from the Muromachi period and to the Edo period. The sword smith of this item was making swords in around the Kanei era.
From Aoi Art: Echizen Ju Kanetaka made many swords with good Kitae, and this work is one of them. It is really hard to make Yari with this quality. It is also polished really well. We truly recommend this one for you.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta.