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Nagamaki naoshi Tachi:Fujiwara Kiyonori (NBTHK Jyuyo Token 21th )


Nagamaki naoshi Tachi in Shirasaya

Signature: Fujiwara Kiyonori (NBTHK Jyuyo Token 21th )

The blade was polished .
Blade length : 63.2 cm or 24.88 inches.
Sori :0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.01 cm or 1.18 inches.
Wide at the Kissaki : 2.53 cm or0.99 inches.
Kasane : 0.53 cm or 0.20 inches.
Era : Late Nanbokucho period to Early Muromachi period.
Shape : This blade is wide and thin with little sori and long Kissaki.
Jitetsu : KoiItame hada well grained with jinie attach which is very attractive nice Jigane.
Hamon : Gunomemidare continue from the Hamachi to Kissaki area.
In Ha, there are many sunagashi and kinsuji work.

Special feature : This blade was made by Fujiwara Kiyonori in early
Muromachi period.Fujiwara Kiyonori was one of the Yoshii bizen school.
This blade has typical Gunomemidare of Yoshii school.
The blade is much Sunagashi and Kinsuji work better than regular Yoshii school.
This sword has long Kissaki which is nice shaped Nagamaki style.

NBTHK Jyuyo Token 21th
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 2,500,000-.


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