Chikushi Naginata in Shirasaya (NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)(Copy of the documents)
Book Kiyomaro Taikan. Page200
Sayagaki by Kanzan sensei:Sinano Kuni Yamaura Saneo Sakuhin Chincho
The length of the Ho is 23.81 inches long. Showa 32 spring Kanzan shi.
Shinshinto:Jyo-jyo saku ranking:Shinano province.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 60.5 cm or 23.81 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era :Late Edo period.
Shape : The sword is quite unusual shape which is called Chikushi Naginata. The blade is wide and thick gorgeous style.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach and also small chikei work.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare with ashi and Yo, sunagashi kinsuji work.
Special feature : Yamamura Saneo who was a older brother of the Kiyomaro lived Akaiwa village in Komoro Shinano, They became students of the Toshinori Kawamura who lived Ueda city. he passed away Meiji 7th May 18th 71 years of age.
This sword is called Chikushi Naginata.
It is very difficult to make this kind of Naginata in order to convince iron to iron by fire. So protecting to heat up the heat, wind up cloth and pour water on the part. So Mizukage Utsuri appear.
This sword is mentioned on the book Kiyomaro Taikan page 200.
The blade is gorgeous healthy blade with kinsuji appear like Kiyomaro.
NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Paper.
Copy of the documents.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.