Katana : Mumei (Yamato Shizu)(50th NBTHK Juyo paper)

Katana in Shirasaya(50th NBTHK Juyo paper)

Signature : Mumei (Yamato Shizu)

Sayagaki: 50th NBTHK Juyo blade, Yamato Shizu.
Osuriage Mumei, mixture of Soshuden and Mino.
This judgment(Yamato Shizu) is appropriate.
This blade has varieties of Ji and Ha. It is execellent.
This blade is one of the greatest Yamato Shizu in this school.
Chinchin-Chocho by Mr. Tabobe in July 2011

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Mumei (Yamato Shizu) belongs to Saijo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 76 cm or 29.92 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 4
Width at the hamachi : 3.07 cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.15 cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho period.
Shape : Wide and thick Osuriage Mumei blade.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are O-Itame, Mokume and Chikei.
Hamon : Suguh base, Notare-Ha, Kuichigai-Ha, double-Ha and Uchinoke. Therea are Kinsuji and Sunagashi.
Boshi is Midarekomi Hakikake and the other side is Notare Togari shape.

Special feature : Yamato shizu means that Sizu saburo Kaneuji was making swords at Yamato province. But he and his students moved to Mino province called as Yamato shizu.
This blade mixed Yamato, Soshu and Mino.
We recommed this nice balde.

50th NBTHK Juyo paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

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