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Katana: Mumei (Mito school)

Ordering number : 13664

Katana in Koshirae

Signature : Mumei (unsigned) attributed as Mito school.

The blade was polished.
Habaki:silver double habaki.
Blade length : 73.6 cm or 28.97 inches.
Sori : 1.6cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 3.33cm or 1.31 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.16cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.79cm or 0.31 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei(cut shortened)
wide and thick with long kissaki.
On the front, double hi and on the back, Suken are engraved.
Jitetsu :Masame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha hamon with ash and kogunome midare.
Boshi is round shape hakikake style.

Special feature : At a glance, the blade looks Koto blade
but checked the blade carefully the masame hada tight
so the blade was made at Late Edo period Mito school.

Koshirae :
Tsuba :On the iron stub, engraved some design by brass.
Fuchikashira :On the iron plate, waves design is engraved,
Saya : black color saya with blue shell powder.
Menuki : Peony flower is engraved by brass.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 450,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)