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Katana: Minamoto Moriyoshi

Ordering number : 08005

Katana in Shirasaya 

Signature: Minamoto Moriyoshi
Showa kinoe tora nen chusyun

The blade was polished .
Blade length : 76.6 cm or 30.15 inches.
Sori : 1.7 cm or 0.66 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi :3.77 cm or 1.48 inches.
Wide at the Kissaki : 2.76 cm or 1.08 inches.
Kasane : 0.84 cm or 0.33 inches.
Era : Showa period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick and also long kissali nice looking gorgeous sword.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach come to be fantastic nice jigane.
Hamon : niedeki gunome midare hamon with ashi.
In Ha, there are many sunagashi and kinsuji work.

Special feature :Tanigawa Moriyoshi, born Tanigawa Matsuyoshi at Yatsushiro in Kumamoto pref.
In 1920 learned under Kongobyoe Moritaka Yasuhiro and Enju Taro Nobushige.
Moriyoshi forged sword at Yatsushiro in Kumamoto pref.
He won a reputation reviving the hamon of Kiyomaro and designated as a Mukansa-tosho in 1985.
He forged this katana in his last years. His willingness and ability to
forge sword did not drop off even in his old age.
He passed away in 1990, aged 70.

This blade is quite gorgeous healthy blade and also a lot of activities in ha.
The blade remind us Kiyomaro.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price (credit card) : JPY 850,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 833,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)