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Katana:There is signature engraved Kanemoto

Ordering number : 14582

Katana in Koshirae

Signature :There is signature engraved Kanemoto (Not guarantee)

The blade was polished.
Habaki: Silver Single Foiled Habaki
Blade length : 66.5cm or 26.18 inches.
Sori : 1.6cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi :2
Width at the hamachi : 2.71cm or 1.06 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.03cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.7cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : It is Suriage Machiokuri katana with deep sori. It is long kissaki nice shape katana.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with mixture of itame hada and mokume jihada.
Hamon : Konie deki kogunome midare with togari gunome midare. There is sunagashi and fine kinsuji works. Boushi is midare komi style round end.

Special feature : It is Suriage katana with Kanemoto signature.
It is rather weak signature so we do not guarantee as genuine signature. However, the jigane is clear itame hada with jinie attached. The hamon is old and elegant feeling. The activities in the ha is powerful and it is enjoyable piece to observe.
There was Kanemoto in Bunmei Period and One in Tenmon period.
It is fake signature but we do not gurantee the signature.

Koshirae :
Tsuba :Round shape iron tsuba with plant design engraved.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo Black Roiro saya
Menuki : Shakudo plate with horse design engraved and inlayed with gold.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 300,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)