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Katana : Yamato no kami Yoshimichi

Ordering number : 14032 (Consignment sale)

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)

Signature: Yamato no kami Yoshimichi

Shinto: Jyosaku: Wazamono: Settsu
Habaki: Gold single foiled habaki
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 73.4cm or 28.9inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.13cm or 1.23inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.1cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.86cm or 0.34inches.
Weight of only blade:765g
Era : Edo period circa Kanbun
Shape : Wide and thick sword with slight curve.
It is kanbun shinto shape katana. There are bohi at both side.
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with jinie attached.
The jitetsu is clearly seen. The jigane is at first glance koto like.
Hamon : Suguha starting by hamachi, the sword gradually
become gunome with some notare mix.
The ha is high and bamboo curtain like sudareba at the monouchi area .
Boshi is round brush up style.

Special feature : Yamato no kami Yoshimichi is the second son of Osaka first generation Yoshimichi.
He was called Mishina Uzaemon. His sword has yakidashi, gunome midare with a hamon that is called
torano-o (tiger's tail) which this sword does not have. This sword is made
by first generation Yamato no kami Yoshimichi. It is wide and thick, rather long sword.
The notare and gunome hamon reminds us of Shizu.
There are many different expression in the hamon.

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

Price (credit card) : JPY 1,150,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 1,127,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)