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Katana : Mumei (Shinano kami Nobuyoshi)

Ordering number : 13232

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.(NTHK paper)

Signature: Mumei (Shinano kami Nobuyoshi)

Habaki: Gold double foiled habaki
The blade was polished
Habaki:Gold double foiled habaki
Blade length : 69.2cm or 27.25inches.
Sori : 1.1cm or 0.43inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.08cm or 1.21inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.98cm or 0.78inches.
Kasane : 0.82cm or 0.32inches.
Era : Edo Period
Shape : The shape is wide with thickness
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with jinie attached. It is rather dark blade.
Hamon : Nie base gonome mixture hamon. the boshi is round ended.

Special feature : Shinano Kami Nobuyoshi belonged to Yamashiro province.
The founder of Misina school was started from late Muromachi period by first generation Kanemichi and moved to Yamashiro with many swordsmith like Ecchu kami Masatoshi, Dewa daijyo Fujiwara Kunimichi, Tanba Kami Yoshimichi and Iga Kami kinmichi.
Even if the blade is suriage, the condition is good and also quality.
The jitetsu is dark with the hada texture well seen.

Koshirae :
Tsuba :Mokko shape iron tsuba with stand-up rim. The design based from a Chinese philosopher. The design is calm with shakudou and gold inlay.
Fuchikashira :Shibuichi base with Chinese philosopher drawn.
Saya : Black saya
Menuki : On shakudou menuki, a person is engraved with gold inlay.

NTHK paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 480,000-.
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)