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Katana: Ikeda Kanetsuna saku

Ordering number : 14173 (Consignment Sale)

Katana in Koshirae

Signature : Ikeda Kanetsuna saku

The blade was polished.
Habaki: Copper single foiled habaki
Blade length : 65cm or 25.59inches.
Sori : 1.3cm or 0.51inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.05cm or 1.2inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.14cm or 0.84inches.
Kasane : 0.64cm or 0.25inches.
Era : Showato.
Shape : It is wide and thick and firm katana.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained muji plain style hada.
Hamon : Nioi style gunome midare hamon.

Special feature : This katana is half forged katana.
It is assumed that it is half forged in war time.
The polish is well done and koshirae is exquisite.
It is suitable for Iai katana.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : Oval shape copper tsuba
Fuchikashira : Kojiri: Issaku koshirae.
On shakudo plate, plant design is engraved and inlayed with gold.
Saya : Brown uniquely colored saya.
Menuki : On brass plate, dragon is engraved.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 270,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)