Katana in Koshirae
Signature : Kanemaki
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 70.6 cm or 27.8 inches.
Sori : 0.70 cm or 0.28 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.82 cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.90 cm or 0.75 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Edo period.
Shape : It is regular size and shape katana. It has shallow sori.
The shape is those of Kanbunshinto and the kissaki is rather long.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached. It is beautiful jigane.
Hamon : NIe base, gnome midare style. It is sharp end gunome(togari gnome).
From the monouchi above, it is deep nioiguchi gunome. The boushi is round ended.
Special feature : Kanemaki is a sword smith from Kaga province.
Originated from Keicho as first generation, the family has heritage to fifth generation of Genbun.
The jitetsu is good and the hamon reminds of Kashuutou.
Saya : Red colored saya
Tsuba : Round shape iron tsuba with openwork.
Fuchikashira : Yamagane base
Menuki : Shakudou base with some kind of plant engraved with gold inlay.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.