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Katana : Mumei(Aoe) (35th NBTHK Juyo paper)

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae(35th NBTHK Juyo paper)(Menuki: NBTHK Hozon paper)

Signature: Mumei(Aoe)
Sayagaki: Bicchu Aoe, NBTHK Juyo blade, Osuriage Mumei.
Shoan era. There are Saka-Ashi in Ha. Blade length is 74.2cm.
by Honnami Nishu(the holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property) in 1990.

The blade was polished
Blade length : 74.2 cm or 29.21 inches.
Sori : 2.2 cm or 0.86 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.88 cm or 1.13 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.02 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.60 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Late Kamakura period.
Shape : Regular size, Osuriage Mumei Katana.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada was grained with Jinie attach. There are Chikei and Utsuri.
It is clear Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha. There are Ashi, Yo, Kinsuji and Sunagashi.
Boshi is small around Hakikake shape.

Special feature : Aoe school has flourished for a long time.
Until middle Kamakura period, Aoe school is called Koaoe(old Aoe school) and middle Kamakura period to Nanbokucyo period is called Aoe school.
Koaoe school’s special feature is Konie deki suguha hamon mainly and Aoe school is Nioikuchi tight and bright hamon and bigger size.
From the tight Nioikuchi and Suguha with Saka-Ashi, this blade is typical Aoe school. This sword has many activities in the Ha.

Tachi Koshirae :
Tsuba : Shakudo Tachi Tsuba, Hanabishi family crest are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira and other fittings: Shakudo, Hanabishi family crest are engraved with gold color.
Saya : Kin Nashiji Saya with Hanabishi family crest Makie.
Menuki : Yamagane, shell are engraved with gold color: Mumei (Ko-Kinko) NBTHK Hozon paper.

35th NBTHK Juyo paper
Menuki: NBTHK Hozon paper
In Kiri Box.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 4,800,000 JPY-

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