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Katana : (Kikumon) Tamba no kami Yoshimichi (Kyo Fouth generation)

Ordering number : 14301

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature : (Kikumon) Tamba no kami Yoshimichi (Kyo Fouth generation)

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 78.0 cm or 30.7 inches.
Sori : 1.9 cm or 0.75 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.45 cm or 1.36 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.35 cm or 0.93 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Edo period Enpo era.
Shape : It is wide 3.45 cm and thick sword with deep sori.
Kissaki is long end magnificent sword.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada we ll grained with jinie attached.
It is clear jigane.
Hamon : NIe structure with suguha from the hamachi.
It gradually becomes gunome midare with sudare ba.
Boushi is sansaku style round end.

Special feature : Tanba Kami Yoshimichi were devised Kyo and Oosaka. Both of them tried to make Sudareba hamon.
According to the sword book, it is very difficult to make Sudareba.
so both of school keep secret to make sudareba for a long time.
The fourth generation Tanba no kami Yoshimichi was called Yoshinijyo and got the tytle of Tanba Kami Enpo 1st year and lasted until Genroku period.
This is sudare ba that is burned down. It is wide 3.45cm and long 78cm.
It is healthy highest rank fourth generation piece and no kizu or flaw.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 1,500,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 1,470,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)