Katana in Shirasaya, with Army Gunto Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature: (gold signature) Kanemoto(kodai) Masayoshi ageru kore
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold single foiled habaki.
Blade length : 67.1cm or 26.4inches.
Sori : 1.1cm or 0.43inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.77cm or 1.09inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.04cm or 0.8inches.
Kasane : 0.62cm or 0.24 inches.
Weight of only blade:
Era : Muromachi period.
Shape : It is O-Suriage Mumei(cut shorten) with regular width and thickness.
The Kissaki si long ended.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with JInie attached. It is clear Jihada.
Hamon : Nie deki Togari Gunome midare with Sanbon sugi style.
There is much difference in the hight of the Hamon.
Special feature : Kanemoto was active from middle Muromachi period
to late Edo period. The founder was Magoroku and Izumi kami Kanesada.
This work is Suriage of Kanemoto.
From the Yasuri filing, Masayoshi has cut shorten Kanesada katana.
The filinr of the nakago is Takanoha(hawk wing filing) and it is unique of Kanemoto.
Koshirae : Army Gunto Koshirea.
The condition is so good.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.