Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Bushu Ju Yasuie (Shinto)
High quality polish
Habaki :Silver single foiled habaki
Blade length : 71.8cm or 28.26 inches.
Sori : 1cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.25 cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.20 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.74 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Edo Period Circa Kanbun
Shape : It is long but slight Sori Kanbun Shinto shape Katana.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attahced.
The work is close to Yasusada style.
Hamon : Nie Deki Gunome midare with mixture of Notare throughout the katana.
Boshi is Notare with round
Special feature : Bushu Jyu Yasuie is a student of Yasusada.
He was active during Kanbun period.
It is healthy and sharp Kanbun Shinto shape Katana
that is somewhat similar to Yasusada work.
Tsuba : It is thin round shape iron openwork tsuba.
Fuchikashira : Kojiri: Shakudo plate with centipede pattern engraved.
Mogarashi Nyudo Soten.
Saya : Black Roiro pattern
Menuki : Shakudo plate with flower design engraved and inlaid with gold.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 550,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)