Katana : Kanemoto (not reliable)

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature: Kanemoto (not reliable)

The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 69.0 cm or 27.16 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi:1
Width at the hamachi : 3.09 cm or 1.21 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.02 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Nioideki togari gunome sanbonsugi style.

Special feature : The signature is mentioned as Kanemoto but not reliable signature. At kanbun era, Darani Katsukuni and Tashiro Genichi Kanemoto were working like this kind of togari gunome.
I think some sword maker around this age, made this sword.
The blade is healthy and good condition without Kizu and flow.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 200,000-.

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