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Katana : Hisyu Jyu Minamoto Moriyoshi Saku Discounted!!!

Ordering number : 12651 (Consignment sale)

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.

Signature : Hisyu Jyu Minamoto Moriyoshi Saku No Mukansa sword maker.Syowa Kanoto I (1971) good spring.

The blade was polished
Blade length : 91.1 cm or 35.86 inches.
Sori : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 4.06 cm or 1.59 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 3.83 cm or 1.50 inches.
Kasane : 0.92 cm or 0.36 inches.
Era : Gendai
Shape : The blade is very long(91,1cm) huge long sword and engraved Bo-Hi on both sides.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach good looking texture.

Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair and in Ha, there are many sunagashi and also kinsuji.

Special feature : Minamoto Moriyoshi was born Tanigawa Matsuyoshi at Yatsushiro in Kumamoto pref.
In 1920 learned from Kongobyoe Moritaka.
He was influence from Kiyomaro who was a top star of the sword craft man in late Edo period.
And trying to make Kiyomaro den.
He got a lot of prizes sword competition which was held by NBTHK, Finaly he got Mukansa sword smith in 1985 from the NBTHK shinsa.
He passed away in 1990.
This sword looks like Kiyomaro which is the most famous sword maker in Shinshinto period.
The blade is very long and attractive sword.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the oval shape iron stub, dos are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : On the copper plate, a dragon is engraved.
Saya : Red dark brown color saya.
Menuki : Unknown.

Historical background : Guarantee .

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 900,000-.
Price (credit card) : JPY 800,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 784,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)