Ordering number : 14873
Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei (attributed as Mihara)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saki)
This sword belongs to regular quality ranking.
The blade was polished
Habaki : Copper double habaki.
Blade length : 68.1 cm or 26.81 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.04 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.2 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Early Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is oo-suriage mumei (cut shoortend) the length of the motohaaba,
and sakihaba are almost same size and Boshi is longer size deep sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Itame had and mokume had mixed with jinie attach and chikei work and also shirake uturi appear.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha and noter mixed, Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : Nihara school was working at Kamakura period to late Muromachi period.
This blade belongs to early Muromachi period.
On this blade, there are some small kiss but not serious.
The sword is nice shape and good excellent Jigane.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 400,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)