Katana in Koshirae Guarantee NBTHK Hozon Token(If the blade doesn’t pass we will buy back 100% of the sales price)
Signature : Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Sue Tegai school.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saki)
This sword Sue Tegai school belongs to joy saku ranking.
The blade was polished
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 65.73 cm or 25.87 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 3.17cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.12 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei(cut shortened) with rather small sori with longer kissaki.
Jitetsu : Itame had well grained with jinie attach and masanagare.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha with small koashi.
Boshi is round shape hakikake style (brush up).
Special feature : At a glance, the blade looks shinto suriage but after check the Jigane and Hamon, and also kissaki hamon, the blade must be Tegai school.
I think the blade was made at Late Muromachi period Tegai which is called Sue toga.
Tegai school started from Kamakura period to late Edo perios long term.
The Shinogoji is item hada with Masanagare and kissaki hamon is hakikake style.
So the blade looks sue toga school nice work.
The blade is elegant peaceful atmosphere and never get tired of looking at this sword.
Tsuba : On the oval shape iron Tsuba, bird and flowers are engraved with gloss color.
Saya : Black roar saya.
Huchikashira : On the syakudo plate, some line are engrave with clouds are painted by gold color.
Menuki : Flowers are engraved by syakudo plate with gloss color.
Guarantee : NBTHK Hozon Token
If the blade doesn’t pass, we will buy back 100% of the sales price.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 220,000 JPY-