Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)(Consignment sale)
Signature :Bisyu Osa□ (Hidemitsu)
Sayagaki:Tanobe seize:The blade is Ubu nakago with 3 characters can read.
The sword is typical Kozori bizen style.
The blade was polished.
habaki:Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length :63.8 cm or 25.11 inches.
Sori : 1.6cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi :2.77 cm or 1.09 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.77cm or 0.69 inches.
Kasane : 0.82cm or 0.32 inches.
Era : Nanbokucyo period.
Shape : The blade is regular size Ubu style sword and suitable sori.
Jitetsu :Mokume hada well grained with jinie attach with chikei wore and also Utsuri appear.
Hamon : Koniedeki gunome midair with ashi.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : Hidemitsu was a son of the Motomitsu and called
Uemon Jyo. The blade is Kozori school Jyoji era Nanbokucyo era.
The blade is very similar with his father's Motomitsu.
This blade is nice Jigane and nice condition.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.