Katana : Dewa Daijyo Fujiwara Kunimichi

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature: Dewa Daijyo Fujiwara Kunimichi
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 68.4 cm or 26.92 inches.
Sori : 2 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.05 cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.01 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.60 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Edo period.
Shape : The blade is regular sized
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare with Kinsuji and sunagashi work.

Special feature : Kunimichi was one of the top ranking student of the Kunihiro. He spent long life . So he made a lot of swords and easy to see regularly.
Generally his subjects are Itame hada and visible to see the texture with a lot of nie and chikei.
He adore Shizu and Sa, so his subject generality looks like Shizu style.
Elegant and activities in Ha with Kinsuji and sunagashi and so on.
I think He came from Mino province Kanemichi school with Echu kami Masatoshi, Kinmichi, Yoshimichi.
There are many friends like Kunitomo, first generation Kunisuke and Kunisada under the Kunihiro school.

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

price:JPY 800,000-.

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