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Iaido Katana

Katana :Noshu Seki Ju Fujiwara Kanefusa saku

Ordering number : 14354

Katana in Koshirae

Signature :Noshu Seki Ju Fujiwara Kanefusa saku
Showa Mizunotoi doshi Kichijitsu (Lucky day 1983)

The blade was polished.
Habaki: Silver Habaki
Blade length : 73.0 cm or 28.74inches.
Sori : 1.6cm or 0.63inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.18cm or 1.25inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.5cm or 0.98inches.
Kasane : 0.61cm or 0.24inches.
Blade weight: 645g
Era : Showa period.
Shape : There is bohi engraved at both side of the katana.
Thre is some sori with long kissaki. It is nice shape katana.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada with mixture of nasame hada. Jinie is attached. It is clear hada.
Hamon : Konie structure with deep nioiguchi. It is suguha style with mixture of kogunome, gunome midare.
Ashi is well attached and the habuchi is soft style. It is soft feeling hamon.
Boushi is undulating style. There are sunagashi and kinsuji works.

Special feature : Kanefusa is a swordsmith from Mino province and is most likely the 25th generation.
The fine jigane and the deep nioi structure gunome midare hamon would be great for display.
Because there is hi engraved, it would also be suitable for Iai practice.
There are slight hakobore flaw at the kissaki area.

Koshirae : Modern Koshirae

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 300,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)

-Iaido, Katana