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Katana:Izumo kami Fujiwara Yoshitake

Ordering Number : 13287

Katana in Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature:Izumo kami Fujiwara Yoshitake

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 63.4 cm or 24.97 inches.
Sori : 1.7 cm or 0.67 inches.
Mekugi: 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.03 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.42 cm or 0.95 inches.
Kasane : 0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Edo Kanbun period.
Shape : It is a suriage machiokuri katana. Suriage of 6cm. The blade is rather long and mihaba and kasane.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached.
Hamon : Konie base, suguha with koashi mix. Boshi is round shape.

Special feature : Izumo (No) Kami Fujiwara Yoshitake was a swordsmith of Yamashiro province. The First was a son of Horikawa Kunitake in Kyoto. It is said that they were descendants of Sanjo Yoshinori. Yoshitake moved to Edo and formed a friendship with the Hojoji School. The First Yoshitake passed away in 1694 and his adopted son succeeded Yoshitake as the Second.
It is a fine piece with well grained hadame.

Tsuba : Otafuku shape iron tsuba. The rim is shakudou.
Fuchikashira :On a base which seems to be shibuichi, there are
very delicate whirlpool like pattern engraved. It is fine piece.
Saya : Black roiro saya
Menuki : On tetsuji base, there are some patterns engraved and
inlayed with gold.
Saya: Black roiro saya

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 380,000-.(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)