Katana:Kanemoto

Ordering number : 12360 (Consignment sale)
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature: Kanemoto

The blade was polished .
Blade length : 69.8 cm or 27.48 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi :2.98 cm or 1.17 inches.
Wide at the Kissaki : 1.84 cm or 0.72 inches.
Kasane :0.70 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : middle Muromachi period.
Shape : This blade is regular sized Katana with Sori and rather long Kissaki.
Jitetsu : Itame hada grained with Jinie and Chikei attach.
Hamon : Koniedeki , and Nioideki. Around the Hamachi is Suguha, and change to Kogunome midare and looks like a Sanbonsugi.
And Shirake-Utsuri appear.
Boushi is Midarekomi style.

Special feature : Special feature : Kanemoto and Kanesada are praised
as the two master swordsmiths representing Sue-Seki School.
There are several opinions about Kanemoto’s origin. It is said he was
an Akasaka-Senjuin swordsmith influenced by Seki School.
From ancient times famous warriors wore Kanesada because of sharpness.
This blade looks like a Kanemoto the 1st.
And also the signature is similar to Kanemoto the 1st.
Koshirae :
Tsuba : Mokko Tsuba made with Shakudo plate.
Kojiri, Kurikata, Fuchikashira : On the Shakudo plate, Kamon (family crests) and waves are engraved.
Saya : Decorated with Blue shell.
Menuki : On the copper plate, dragon is engraved with gold color Iroe.

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

Price : JPY 1,350,000-
(Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)

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