Ordering number : 14606 (Consignment Sale)
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature :Bizen Osafune Norimitsu
Sue Koto: Josaku: Wazamono: Bizen
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 67.27cm or 26.48inches.
Sori : 2.42cm or 0.95inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi :2.63 cm or 1.03 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.76 cm or 0.69 inches.
Kasane : 0.69 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Muromachi period. around Eisho era.
Shape : regular size Machiokuri Katana with deep Sori.
Jitetsu : Ko Itame Hada and Mokume Hada mixed with fine Jinie attached. There is Utsuri.
Hamon : Ko-Nie Deki Choji Midare. This is active Hamon.
Boshi is Midarekomi style. In Ha, tiny Kizu. But it is not serious.
Special feature : Niromitsu group of Bishu Koku jyu Osafune Shiro Zaemon Norimitsu
has started from Ouan(1368-1374) era of Muromachi period and lasted until 8th generation.
This blade has very active Hamon.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price (credit card) : JPY 600,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 588,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)