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Katana : Kane (Ika kire, cut shortened)


Katana in Koshirae

Signature : Kane (Ika kire, cut shortened)

The blade was polished.
habaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 65.5 cm or 25.78 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.81 cm or 1.10 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.81 cm or 0.71 inches.
Kasane : 0.70 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Modern period.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu :Koitame had and mokume had mixed
with jinie attach clear texture.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare and togari gunome midair mixed with sunagashi and ash work. Boshi is midarekomi style.

Special feature : At a glance, the blade looks late Muromachi period.
But from the Jigane and hamon, it looks Kindai not old blade.
The blade is healthy and well polished sword.
The sword is suitable either as a display sword or batto practice swordor Iai practice for woman. The blade is healthy and well grained jigane.

Koshirae :
Tsuba :On the syakudo plain plate, rise up mimi and engraved a horse.
Fuchikashira :landscape and a man are engraved.
Saya : Black roiro saya.
Menuki : unknown.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 180,000 JPY