Katana : Mumei(Yamato Kami Yasuyuki)

Ordering number : 15489

Katana in Shirasaya witn Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper)

Signature : Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Yamato Kami Yasuyuki,

shinto: Cyujyo saku ranking:Wazamono cutting test ranking:Satsuma province.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to jyo-saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki:silver single habaki.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length : 83.6 cm or 32.91 inches.
Sori : 1.5cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi :  2
Width at the hamachi : 3.39cm or 1.33 inches.
Width of the Kissaki 2.48cm or 0.97 inches.
Kasane : 0.98cm or 0.38 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape The blade is very long and thick and wide gigantic sword.
HamonNiedeki suguha with thick nioikuchi .
Boshi is round shape.

Special feature :Yamato Kami Yasuyuki is Satsuma sword maker
and a student of the Masafusa who was called Saburo bei, Hashiguchi.
I think the blade was made as Ho-Noto(dedication sword to the syringe or temple)
So the blade has kept in good condition for a long period without cut.
At early Edo period, samurai are not allowed to hold long size katana.
It is unusual long healthy blade which looks like Masafusa sword in Satsuma province.

Koshirae:
stub:iron round shape: To-syo stub.
Saya:red color ishimeji nuri.
Menuki:The designe if Jyumonji yari and flag are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira:iron plate.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 650,000 JPY (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)


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