Katana: Houki Kami Fujiwara Hirotaka

Katana in Shirasaya. (NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature :Houki Kami Fujiwara Hirotaka. (consignment sale)
Echizen Jyu.

Shinto Cyujyo saku: Wazamono cutting test ranking.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.

The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length : 62.8 cm or 24.7 inches.
Sori : 0.0 cm or 0.0 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi : 2.88 cm or 1.13 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.83cm or 0.72 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Edo period Meireki era. (1657)
Shape : The blade is regular size width and thickness long Kissaki.with no curve.
Jigane : Masame hada mainly well grained with Jinie attach and small Chikei work.
Hamon : Kogunome Midare with deep Nioikuchi in Hamon, there are many Sunagashi and small Kinsuji active.

Special feature : The blade is suitable for Shikomi Tue (cane).You can enjoy the nice Jigane and deep Nioikuchi Gunome Midare Hamon.

Hystorical background: Big fire in Meireki era. 2nd of March, AD1657.

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 330,000-.
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