Ordering number: 23121
Yari in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Yamashiro Kuni Shimosaka Saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Blade length:44.85cm or 17.65inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.74cm or 1.07inches.
Kasane:1.48cm or 0.58inches.
The weight of the sword:625grams
Era: Around the Kanbun era, the Edo period
Shape: Long Yari, Masame deki. There is Hi on the back.
Jigane: Itamehada near Habaki. Later Masamehada to the tip, for 15cm.
Hamon: Suguhadeki with lots of Ashi. Nijuba. Sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Special feature: Big Yari in good condition. Almost Masamedeki is very interesting. Hamon is also well-made.
From Aoi Art: Longer Yari that is polished very well. Masamedeki Hamon and Yamashiro Jigane are both clear to see.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper:whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta