Katana : Kurihara Kenji Nobuhide Saku/Tenpo 11th year February
Katana in Shirasaya(Not guarantee)
Signature : Kurihara Kenji Nobuhide Saku
Tenpo 11th year February
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 80 cm or 31.49 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.52 cm or 1.38 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.7 cm or 1.06 inches.
Kasane : 0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Weight of only blade : 1100g
Era : late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide(3.52 cm), long(80 cm) with ookissaki gorgeous sword.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair with smack ash work.
Special feature : The signature is mentioned as Kurihara Kenji Nobuhide Saku.
But unfortunately the signature is questionable.
So we don't guarantee the signature.
But the blade itself wonderful gigantic sword.
The sword is not guarantee signature.
Aoi Art estimation paper : Whole Oshigata.