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Katana : Yoshihisa Saku


Katana in Shirasaya

Signature:Yoshihisa Saku (Hagire)

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 85.6 cm or 33.70 inches.
Sori : 3.2 cm or 1.25 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.05 cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.89 cm or 0.74 inches.
Kasane : 0.85 cm or 0.33 inches.
Era :Late Nanbokucyo period. period.
Shape : The blade is wide and long(85.6cm) with deep sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Muji style and item had masanagare with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha with deep nioikuchi and shimi in Ha.

Special feature : The sword is very long and with deep sori.
I think the blade was presented to the shrine or temple as dedication by Daimyo or high ranking samurai.
I wanted to polish this sword and found Hagire.
So the price is cheap.
Around Monouchi area, small ware on the Ji but not so bad.

Aoi Art estimation paper

Price : 150,000 JPY –