Katana : Echizen Kami Sukehiro(2nd generation)/Motte Jitetsu Togi Zo No
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozo paper)
(guarantee NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Signature : Echizen Kami Sukehiro(2nd generation)
Motte Jitetsu Togi Zo No
sayagaki was done by Mr Tanobe sensei.
Sessyu Echizen Kami Sukehiro 5 characters zaimei and the blade was made by Orositetsu.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
habaki: gold foiled double habaki with family crest.
Blade length : 64.54 cm or 25.40 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.05cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.07cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Edo Kanbun period.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach
beautiful oosaka jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare with thick nioikuchi
and soft feeling Habuchi which is typical Sukehiro.
Boshi is round shape with thick nioikuchi.
Special feature : Echizen Kami Sukehiro was born
at Sessyu Uchidemura Kanei 14th(1637) and called Jinnojyo,
He became a student of the first generation Sukehiro who was making
Ichimonji utushi (copy). His subject is Cyoji midare hamon with clear
uturi. He was trying to make his master's subject from the first
stage and then he changed his Hamon to Gunome midair with thick
nioikuchi or Doranba hamon. His active Doranba hamon had very
good reputations from the consumers and also sword makers.
This sword is very active Gunome midair with thick nioikuchi
and soft feeling Habuchi.
In Hamon, there are many sunagashi and kinsuji.
This saijyo saki ranking and Oowaza mono cutting test ranking sword
is hard to obtain recently.
Tsuba : Mokko shaoe Shakudo Nanako Tsuba, Shishi dogs and bamboo grass are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo Nanako. Kuroda three Fuji Tomoe family crest is engraved with gold color.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Menuki : Shishi dog is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon paper.(guarantee NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.