Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae. (Fujishiro Estimation Paper)
Signature : Kuniyoshi Zo
The blade was polished
Blade length : 70.8 cm or 27.87 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.31 cm or 1.30 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.19 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.77 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Late Edo period
Shape : It is wide and thick katana.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with jinie attached. Hadame pattern is attached.
It is katana with nice jigane.
Hamon : Nie deki gunome midare with sunagashi and fine kinsuji work.
Special feature : Kuniyoshi is a swordsmith of Uzen province . It is wide and thick work. This work has the traits of Shinshinto and the hada pattern is very good.
It is gunome midare with much sunagashi and kinsuji work.
Tsuba : Round shape iron tsuba with a design of plum engraved as open work.
Fuchikashira : On the iron plate, turtle design engraved and with gold color.
Saya : Sharkskin is wound around the Saya.
Menuki : On shakudo plate flower design is engraved.
Fujishiro Estimation Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.