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Katana:(Kinpun mei gold powder) Hatakeda Sanemori

Ordering number : 13341 (Consignment sale)

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)

Signature: (Kinpun mei gold powder) Hatakeda Sanemori by Honami Koson.

Koto : Bizen : Jyo jyo saku

The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki : Gold single foiled habaki.
Blade length : 71.2 cm or 28.03 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi: 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.89 cm or 1.13 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.17 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Kamakura period shouou era.from 1288 to 1292.
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei (cut shortened). The sword is rather wide and thick deep sori and also longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame and komokume hada well grained with jinie attach with clear bizen Utsuri appear.
Hamon : Koniedeki gunome and Choji midare mixed with Fukuro chyoji midare and Yo work.

Special feature : Hatakeda Sanemori is a stream of Hatakeda Moriie.
He was a son of the Hatakeda Iesuke and called Uma sue. Yajiro.
The signature is mentioned as Kinpunmei Hatakeda Sanemori and NBTHK accepted as same attribution.
The blade is perfect condition without Kizu and flow.
The blade has passed more than 730 years of ages which is tremendous accomplishment work.
The polish was done by high ranking polisher.

Koshirae : Marvelous good condition Koshirae.
Tsuba : Shakudo mugi which is called kenjyo Tsuba.
Fuchi:On the shakudo nanako plate, family crest is engraved with gold color.
Saya : Black roiro saya.
Menuki : On the shakudo plate, family crest is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka : On the shakudo nanako plate, family crest is engraved with gold color.
Kogatana : Suruga kami Fujiwara Morimichi.

Historical background: Koan 11, April 28 Emperor Fushimi ascended and changed the era to Shouou era.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 2,800,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 2,660,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)