Katana: Oumi no kami Takagi Ju Sukenao/Motte Nanbantetsu saku kore
Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae. (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper applied on the blade and
NBTHK Hozon Paper applied on Koshirae)
Signature : Oumi no kami Takagi Ju Sukenao.
Motte Nanbantetsu saku kore
Shinto:Jyojyo saku ranking:Ryo wazamono cutting test ranking.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Oumi no kami Takagi Jyu Sukenao. belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Blade length : 68.6 cm or 27.00 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.99 cm or 1.17 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.92 cm or 0.75 inches.
Kasane : 0.77 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Edo period Enpo era.
Shape : The blade is regular size sword.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach beautiful Oosaka jigane
Hamon : From the Hamachi, suguha with thick nioikuchi and then Doranba,
Oogunome midair with very thick nioikuchi.
Boshi ids round shape yakisage style.
Special feature : Oumi Kami Takagi Jyu Sukenao was borned at Oumi Takagi province.
At Kanei 16th he entered under the Sukehiro great swordsmith.
After that he got married with his master Sukehiro's daughter and made swords with Sukehiro.
He sometimes made signature of the Oumi Kami Takagi Jyu Sukenao
Because he was borned at Takagi province. He was making sword
with Sukehiro but he was treated as a sword smith not a student because of sister's husband.
Therefor he made many swords during in his life.
This sword is Doranba hamon with thick nioikuchi like his master Sukehiro and also
Kesyo yasuri. The condition of the Nakago is perfect and one hole mekugi ana.
We strongly recommend this sword for you.
On the back，Motte Nanbantetsu Saku is mentioned which is unusual signature.
Tsuba :On the round iron Tsuba, 3 horses are walking around.
Fuchikashira :On the syakudo nanako plate, full broom of Cherry tree.
Saya : On the black roar saya, half size is covered bysmall shell s.
Menuki : Ume tree is engaged with gold color.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper applied on the blade
NBTHK Hozon Paper applied on Koshirae
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.