Katana : Izumo Daijo Fujiwara Yoshitake first generation
Ordering number : AS12673
Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Izumo Daijo Fujiwara Yoshitake first generation.
Shinto : Wazamono cutting test ranking : Musashi province.
The blade was polished
Habaki : Syakudo single habaki.
Blade length : 63.8 cm or 25.11 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.27 cm or 1.28 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.20 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Edo period kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide(3.27cm) and thick with small sori which is called Kanbun era.
Jitetsu : Itame had well grained with jinie attach with masanagare like Kunihiro zanguri texture.
Hamon : Niedeki muddle suguha with thick nioikuchi and gunome midair mix.
In Ha, there are sunagashi, ash and small kinsuji work.
Special feature :
Izumo Daijo Fujiwara Yoshitake is a son of the Horikawa kunitake who is called Kawate Ichidayu and worried at Kyoto and after that he moved to Edo.
I think he was influenced from Edo Hojyoji style.
At a glance, the blade looks like Hojyoji Masahiro.
The sword is deep nioikuchi hamon and healthy blade.
Tsuba : vertically long Mokko style iron stub, japanese Kiku flowers are engraved with gold color.
Fuchi : On the syakudo nanako plate, a pheasant and peony flowers are engraved with gold color.
kashira : On the syakudo nanako plate, Ume tree and a green bird which is called in Japanese Uguisu.
Saya : black roar saya.
Menuki : little cuckoo is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Auction start price：JPY 650,000-.