Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae (Toensha estimation paper)
Signature : Esshu Ju Kaneue saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku, Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Esshu Ju Kaneue saku belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 76.1 cm or 29.96 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.50 cm or 1.37 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.90 cm or 1.14 inches.
Kasane : 0.70 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : Wide 3.5cm and thick Okkissaki nice shape Katana.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. It is clear Nashiji Fu Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Togari-Ha. Boshi is also Togari gokoro, Jizo Fu Yakisage style.
Special feature : Esshu Ju Kaneue saku is not mentioned in any book.
This blade has the Toensha estimation paper.
Mr. Murakami Kosuke is representation of the Toensha.
He is famous person who establish the Japanese insurance system.
Tsuba : Iron Tsuba with open work. It looks like Tachi Tsuba.
Fuchikashira : Iron, the rim has gold inlay.
Saya : Black Ishime Ji Saya.
Menuki : Yari is engraved with gold color.
Kojiri: lobster is engraved.
Toensha estimation paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.