Katana in Shirasaya (Tokuno estimation paper)(Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Mumei (Osafune Kiyomitsu)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to Jo saku ranking.
The blade was polished
Habaki :gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 61.65 cm or 24.27 inches.
Sori : 2.1 cm or 0.82 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.96 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.05 cm or 0.80 inches.
Kasane : 0.5 cm or 0.19 inches.
Era : Late period.
Shape : It is regular width and thickness.
Jitetsu :Itame hada with mixture of Mokume hada.
Jinie is attached and the hada pattern could be well observed.
Hamon : Suguha deki with Koashi and Yo attached.
Boshi is midarekomi style.
Special feature : Kiyomitsu is a group which was active from early Muromachi period
to Eiroku peirod. Jitetsu is well grained with mokume hada mix.
Hamon is typical Sue Bizen suguha with Ko-Ashi.
Tsuba: Round shape iron Tsuba with openwork. Kodai-Owari Tsuba.
Saya: Aogai Chirashi Saya.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Ishime-Ji.
Menuki: Shakudo and copper plate, Oni(devil) is engraved.
Tokuno estimation paper
We guarantee NBTHK Hozon Paper (The paper is NOT issued yet).
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.