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Katana:Motooki Nudo Shoken Saku

Ordering number : 12147

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)(NTHK estimation paper)

Signature: Motooki Nudo Shoken Saku.
Bunkyu 2 nen 8 gatsu hi.

The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Blade length : 71.7 cm or 28.22 inches.
Sori : 1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi: 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.07 cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.98 cm or 1.17 inches.
Kasane : 0.77 cm or 0.301.17 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide (3.07cm) and thick healthy blade with Bo-hi is engraved.
Jitetsu :KoItame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki with thick nioikuchi and gunome mixed.
There are many ash and sunagashi.

Special feature : Motooki Nyudo Shoken was a son of the Sumi Daihachi first generation.
He died an early death and 2nd Shoken succeeded his family.
At Ansei 6th He worked under the Ishido Unjyu Korekazu.
I think he was trusted by his master because we can see Gassakumei
(sword was made by master and student)
The sword is similar with his master Korekazu.
This sword is wide and thick healthy blade.

Historical background: 1866 Keio 2nd Ikedaya affair happened.
Sakamoto Ryoma escaped from that place.

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

Price (credit card) : JPY 1,200,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 1,176,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)