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Katana: Hata Mitsuyo (not reliable signature)


Katana in Koshirae

Signature:Hata Mitsuyo (not reliable signature)

The blade was polished.
Habaki:Gold color single habaki.
Blade length : 67.1 cm or 26.41 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.23 cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.08 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.76 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is regular width and kasane and small sori Kanbunstyle.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grannie with Jinie attach Hadatachi jigane and chikei work.
Hamon : From the hamachi, suguha start and then the gunome midair like ashinaga cyoji and sunagashi and small kinsuji work. Boshi is round shape.

Special feature : Hata Mitsuyo was working at Owari province who was a student of Ishido Tsunemitsu.
Unfortunately the sword loos fake so we don't guarantee the signature.
But the sword itself Kanbun shinto and active hamon.
The blade has some kizu but if remove the signature, the blade will obtain NBTHK hozon paper easily.(guarantee)
From the hamon and jigane, the blade looks Tadayuki.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the oval shape iron stub, brass are inlayed.
Fuchikashira : On the braille nanako plate, dragon is engraved with gold color. Gendai.
Saya : Black roar saya.
Menuki : On the brass nanako plate, a family crest is engraved.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

price:JPY 180,000-.