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Katana: Mumei


Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Mumei 

The blade was polished.
habaki: copper single habaki.
Blade length : 73.7 cm or 29.01 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.15 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.75 cm or 0.68 inches.
Kasane : 0.82 cm or 0.32 inches.
Era : Probably early Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is Koshizori style with deep sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Itame had and ooitame had mokume mixed with jinie attach.
some parts have small kiss and flow but not serious.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair with thick nioikuchi and hard to see the temper line because the blade is tired.

Special feature : From the Jigane and Hamon, it looks Kobizen or Ko hooki or Hojyu blade.
Anyway the blade is old and hope to buy Iai practice or reference sword.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 190,000 JPY-