Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae
Signature : Hizen koku Kawachi Daijo Fujiwara Masahiro(Not Guarantee)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This balde belongs to regular saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: single silver Habaki.
Blade length : 84.2 cm or 33.14 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.40 cm or 1.33 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.32 cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.81 cm or inches.
Era : Edo Period Circa Kanbun (1661-1672)
Shape : Wide and thick long blade.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare. From Hamachi to Yokote, same style Hamon continues.
Boshi is large Notare small round shape.
Special feature : Kawachi (No) Kami Masahiro was born as a son
of Kawachi Daijo Masahiro the First in 1627 and passed away in 1699.
Kawachi (No) Kami Masahiro was very good at gunome-midare.
He also tempered suguha-hamon and other kinds midare-ba.
It was in common with deep nioi-kuchi.
We do not guarantee this signature. But the blade is very long and healthy.
According to the works, this blade looks like Ashu Yoshifusa or Echizen kami Naomasa.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, banboo is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : line design is engraved.
Saya : Black Ishime-Ji Saya.
Menuki : Dragon is engraved.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.