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Katana: Tajima no kami Hojoji Sadakuni

Ordering Number: 13369

Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature: Tajima no kami Hojoji Sadakuni

Shinto:Jyosaku ranking:Musashi province.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 74.4 cm or 29.29 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.14 cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.95 cm or 0.76 inches.
Kasane : 0.94 cm or 0.37 inches.
Era : Edo period. Manji era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with long kissaki.
Jitetsu :Itame hada and mokume hada mixed with jinie attach and chikei work well grained texture.
Hamon : Niedeki round shape gunome midair like Jyuzuba hamon.
In Hamon, there are many ash and yo work and also sunagashi and Kinsuji.

Special feature : Tajima no kami Hojoji Sadakuni is called Edo Hojyoji school.
In this group, Oumi Kami Hojyouji Masahiro is the top ranking sword maker and next will be Tajima no kami Hojoji Sadakuni.
In this school, Masahiro, Masatsugu, Yoshitsugu are also well-known students. Later on, this school's master has worked
for Tokugawa family and took the sword maker under Tokugawa family's wing.
The sword of the Hojoji Sadakuni is closely resemble of Kotetsu both Jigane and Hamon.
The sword is healthy and good work.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 1,200,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 1,176,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)