Ordering number : 11523
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Shizutsugu(Takada school)
Nami no ue.(on the waves)
The blade was polished.
habaki : Gold color single habaki.
Blade length : 71.21 cm or 28.03 inches.
Sori : 1.66 cm or 0.65 inches.
Mekugi : 4
Width at the hamachi : 3.03 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.04 cm or 0.80 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period Eiroku era. 1558-1570
Shape : The blade is about 3cm suriage nakago(cut shortened) wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : Koniedeki and nioideki mixes komidare and gunome cyoji midair mixed and togari gunome
In Ha, ash and Yo ,sunagashi and small kinsuji scatter. Bosi is round modarekomi style.
Special feature : Shizutsugu(Takada school) was working at Bungo province at Eiroku era.
This sword is good Jigane and Hamon which remind us Oomiya school.
On the revers side of the nakago is mentioned as Nami no ue.
Probably the shape of the hamon is seems to be waves.
Historical background : Eiroku 3rd May 19th(1560,may 12th) At Okehazama battle occurred between
Oda and Imagawa Yoshimoto but Imagawa Yoshimoto was defeated and killed.
Koshirae(mounting) Tachi Koshirae.
all matching copper kodo-gu.
Tsuba : Tachi stub bade by iron plate.
Saya : On the black color saya, gloss make.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : Whole Oshigata.
Price (credit card) : JPY 500,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 490,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)