Katana in Koshirae
Signature : Fujiwara Kanefusa Kaneuji saku
Showa 61 nen Kichijitsu (1986)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 76.4 cm or 30.07 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.97 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.15 cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.52 cm or 0.20 inches.
Era : Modern times(1986).
Weight without Saya: 880 grams.
Blade weight: 640 grams.
Shape : Regular size nice shape Katana. There are Bo-Hi on both side.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attached.
Hamon : Nie deki, Gunome Midare with deep Nioikuchi, bouble-Ha.
In Ha, there are many Ashi.
Special feature : This sword is Gassakuto(made by collaborative item) with Kanefusa 25th generation and Kaneuji.
Kanefusa has received prices such as Kunzan Prize at annual sword-making competition held by NBTHK.
Kaneiji is younger brother of Kanefusa 24th generation.
The Hamon and Jitetsu is nice. This blade is long and engraved Hi.
We recommend this blade for viewing and also Iai, Batto.
Koshirae : modern times.
Tsuba : Iron Tsuba with flower design.
Fuchikashira and fittings : Iron with flower design.
Saya : Black color with the spiral pattern.
Menuki : dragon with gold color.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.