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Katana : Mumei (Owari Seki)

Ordering number : 15338

Katana in Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon paper)

Signature : Mumei (Owari Seki)

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 67.87 cm or 26.72 inches.
Sori : 1.35 cm or 0.53 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.03 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.99 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : Regular size nice shape Katana.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Consisted in nie structure, it is gunome midare lines with
different level (ups and downs) in the hamon.

Special feature : Mino school sword makers moved to owari province
after the war (muromachi period) and influenced many sword makers.
Owari school made wide and thick heavy swords at that time.
This Hamon is very nice and active. The Koshirae is also nice Kizami Saya.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : Mokko shape iron Tsuba with open work.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo, flowers are engraved with gold color.
Saya : Black Roiro Kizami Saya.
Menuki : Bird and flowers are engraved with gold color.

NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 320,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)