Ordering number : 15414 (Consignment sale)
Katana in Shirasaya (Consignment sale)
Signature : Omiya ju Ihara Minamoto Teruhide Zo
Heisei 4 Mizunoe-Saru nen 2 gatsu kichi jitsu (February 1992)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Ihara Minamoto Teruhide belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 73.4 cm or 28.89 inches.
Sori : 1.9 cm or 0.74 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.34 cm or 1.31 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.68 cm or 1.05 inches.
Kasane : 0.73 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Modern times.
Shape : It is wide 3.34cm wide and thick long Katana with Bo-hi engraved.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Mujifu, beautiful Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki Gunome midare and Choji Midare. In Ha, there are Kinsuji.
Special feature : Ihara Minamoto Teruhide, his real name is Ihara Fukutaro.
He has lived in Omiya and has won 14 prizes.
He was born in Taisho 3rd year and was formerly an authorized army sword smith.
He was studying under Kurihara Hikosaburo.
This piece is deep nioiguchi bright ha, and there is long Kinsuji works.
This sword was polished perfectly by high ranking polisher.
I think the blade is one of the best sword in his swords which looks like Shinshinto blade.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 550,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)