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Katana:Echizen Daijyo Fujiwara Kunitsugu.Motte Nanbantetsu.


Katana in Shirasaya NBTHK Hozon paper
Signature : Echizen Daijyo Fujiwara Kunitsugu.
Motte Nanbantetsu.

The blade was polished .
Blade length : 61.9 cm or 24.37 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.02cm or 1.19inches.
Wide at the Kissaki : 1.93 cm or 0.76 inches.
Kasane : 0.62cm or 0.244 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.

Shape : The blade is rather wide anf thick healthy blade and also Kanbun style.
Jitetsu :Itame hada and Masame hada convined with Jinie attach and Chikei work.
Hamon : Niedeki Gunome midare thick Nioikuchi and in Ha, there are many Ashi and Yo work. Boshi Ichimai style.

Special feature : Echizen Daijyo Fujiwara Kunitsugu was reported as a student of Dewa Daiyo Fujiwara Kunimichi.
The deki (Hamon and Jigane) looks typical Dewa Daijyo Fujiwara Kunimichi.
Probable He made a lot of swords for his master.
Therefor he made few swords during his sword life.
This sword is nice Hamon and fantastic quality.

NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : ¥600,000