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Katana : Kanemori


Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon paper)

Signature: Kanemori

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 70.0 cm or 27.55 inches.
Sori : 1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.05cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.04 cm or 0.80 inches.
Kasane : 0.78 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : It is rather wide and thick blade.
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with jinie attached.
Hamon : NIe base gunome midare style. There are much up and downs in the hamon. There are active sunagashi and kinsuji seen.

Special feature : The founder of the Kanemori started from Nanbokucyo period to late Muromachi period.
The sword belonged to Mino Akasaka group and a son of the Kanetoshi.
The blade is rather wide and thick active hamon.
On the moot side Hamachi area in Ha, there is kitae ware but not serious.

NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 350,000 JPY-