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Katana : Mumei(Sue seki school)

Ordering number : 14078

Katana in Koshirae

Signature : Mumei(Sue seki school)

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 70 cm or 27.55 inches.
Sori : 2.1 cm or 0.82 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.96cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.88cm or 0.74 inches.
Kasane : 0.64cm or 0.25 inches.
Era :Late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is small Machiokuri style with deep sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Itame hada and massage had mixed with jinie attach hadatachi jigane which is easy to see the texture.
Hamon : Niedeki middle suguha with thicker nioikuchi and ash, yo work. Boshi is hakikake style.

Special feature : From the Jigane and Hamon, the sword looks sueseki style nice looking shape.
Even though the blade is small Machiokuri style but almost ubu style nakago.

Koshirae : Handachi Koshirae Yamagane issaku Koshirae.
Tsuba :On the round shape iron stub, the rim is covered by syakudo plate kicking straps are engraved open work. middle Edo period. This Tsuba is good condition and nice work.
Fuchikashira :Yamgane plate.
Saya : black isimeji saya.
Menuki : On the copper plate, a oar and waves and a bird are engraved with gold color.
I think this design is Ugai(cormorant fisherman catching fishes under the water by using cormrant.)

We GUARANTEE that this sword will pass NBTHK Hozon paper (There is no hozon paper yet)
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 350,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)