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Katana : Mei (Signature) is Kageyori

Ordering number : 12577

Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK #21 Juyo paper)

Signature : Mei (Signature) is Kageyori

The blade was polished by top ranking polisher.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 67.6 cm or 26.61 inches.
Sori : 2.2 cm or 0.86 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.35 cm or 0.92 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.59 cm or 0.62 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Late Kamakura period.
Shape : The blade is slender with deep sori and kokissaki elegant shape blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful fantastic Jigane and visible to see the clear Utsuri appear.
Hamon : Koniedeki suguha and komidare with konie attached with Nioikuchi. Boshi is kakedashi.

Special feature : The founder of the Kageyori started early Kamakura period and continued several generation.
This Kageyori belonged to middle to late Kamakura period.
At a glance, the blade looks like Kagemitsu or Sanenaga.
The blade is the top ranking beautiful Jigane and polished perfectly by the top ranking polisher.
The Hamon is bright and clear hamon which is typical top ranking Bizen blade.
On the Nakago, the signature is mentioned as Kageyori which is very precious.

Koshirae : Tachi mounting(Koshirae issaku mating Koshirae) beautiful excellent Koshirae.
Tsuba : Silver plate karakusa design.
Fuchikashira : On the silver plate, arakusa design is engraved.
Menuki : A dragon is engraved with silver plate.
Kojiri and other findings : On the silver plate, arakusa design is engraved.

NBTHK #21 Juyo paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 3,200,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 3.136,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)