Katana in Koshirae
Signature: Mumei (Unsigned)
The blade was polished.
Habaki : SIlver color iroe double habaki.
Blade length : 74.3 cm or 29.25 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.83 cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.09 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.55 cm or 0.21 inches.
Weight without Saya: 1090 grams.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is regular sized with deep sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach
and also nice Utsuri appear. There are some Kizu on the Ji.
Hamon : Kaki hamon. fixed hamon.
Special feature : I think this sword was made around late Muromachi period Bizen school. On the Ji, clear Utsuri appear. but unfortunately there are some Kizu and also fixed hamon. We recommend to use as Iai practice because of the longer length.
Tsuba :On the mokko style iron Tsuba, engrave open work.
Fuchi: On the syakudo plate, Guribori kashira :horn.
Saya : black color.
Menuki : a dragon is engraved by brass plate.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.