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Katana:Kayo Kaneshiro Jyu Fujiwara Masakuni Saku No

Ordering number : 10437
Katana in Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)

Signature:Kayo Kaneshiro Jyu Fujiwara Masakuni Saku No.
Meiji 2nen 8gatsu Kichijitsu (Meiji 2nd year August lucky day).

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 69.7 cm or 27.44 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.13 cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.2 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Late Edo period Meiji era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with long kissaki and small sori which is called Kinno to.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach like mugi style nice jigane.
Hamon : From the hamachi, suguha hamon and then gunome midare hamon.
Boshi is round shaped komaru boshi.

Special feature : Kaneshiro Jyu Fujiwara Masakuni was a stream of the Kiyomitsu.
He was called Oshimizu Jinzo who was well sword maker but he lost his job because of the Haitorei which was issued Meiji 4th by Japanese government.He had to close his making sword business.
Historical background:Many swordsmiths also left their business due to the Haito-rei.
Haito-rei means decree banning the wearing of swords.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the round iron Tsuba, some design are engraved. Tenpo school Edo period.
Fuchikashira :On the shakudo nanako plate, autumn insects are engraved with gold color.
Saya : Black ishimeji saya.
Menuki : Bow and Arrow are engraved with gold color.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 500,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 490,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)