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Katana : Kiku Ichimonjyu Fujiwara Kanetaka (Not guarantee)


Katana in Shirasaya (consignment sale)
Signature :Kiku Ichimonjyu Fujiwara Kanetaka (Not guarantee)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.

The blade is polished.
Habaki : copper single habaki.
Blade length : 91,4 cm or 36 inches.
Sori : 2,2cm or 0.87 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3,71 cm or 1.46 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 3.99 cm or 1,57 inches.
Kasane : 0,78cm or 0,31 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is very wide 3,71cm in width and long 91.4cm in length and big Kissaki gorgeous gigantic Hono-to sword. On the front, dragons and clouds are engraved.
Jigane :Itame ahda well grained with jinie attach and oohada appear soft feeling texture.
Hamon :Niedeki small gunome midare with ashi scatter and boshi is also komidare and turns back round shape.

Special feature : I haven’t seen the works by the Kiku Ichimonjyu Fujiwara Kanetaka, Probably the blade was dedicated to the temple or shrine. Im very surprised by how big this Katana is.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY ¥900,000-.