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Katana : Uda Kunimune

Ordering number : 12558

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature:Uda Kunimune

The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 69.4 cm or 27.32 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.84 cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.98 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Middle Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is regular sieved mihaba and Kasane with deep sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Itame had well grained with jinie attach and some lose had appear but not so bad.
Hamon : Koniedeki kogunome midair and sunagshi and small kinsuji in Hamon. Boshi is midarekomi style.

Special feature : The founder of the Uda Kunimune started from Nanbokucyo period to late Muromachi 5th generation.
This sword belongs to 3rd or 4th generation.
Jigane is blackish and hadatachi jigane which means visible to see the texture.

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

Price:JPY 400,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)