Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Fujita Seiryushi Tsuguhira Zo (3rd generation)
Horeki 5 Nen Haru 2 Gatsuhi(February 1755)
Shinshinto: chujyo saku ranking:
The blade was polished
Blade length : 71.5 cm or 28.14 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.96 cm or 0.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.02 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.79 cm or 0.31 inches.
Era : Edo period Horeki era.
Shape : The blade is regular size nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach nice texture.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha hamon and Futosuguha hamon with thick nioikuchi mix.
Special feature : This sword is 3rd generation Oumi Kami Tsuguhira
He was called Fujita kyosiro and the name was made by Chinese characters in cursive style.
He was educated person and eager to make nicer sword.
He sometimes made sword added gold in the iron plate which is called ougon kitae.
He made soshu style active hamon with thick noikuchi.
Koshirae : Higo Koshirae:
Tsuba :On the oval iron stub, cherry flower petals painted by gold color.
Fuchikashira :Kojiri:On the iron plate,
some karakusa moyo(design) are painted by gold color.
Saya : On the black color, a lot of pine needle design are made.
also Kuyomon family crest and flying birds are painted by gold makie.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, person is engraved.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.