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Naginata: Bushyu Shimohara Ju Hiroshige


Naginata in Shirasaya

Signature : Bushyu Shimohara Ju Hiroshige

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 37.4 cm or 14.72 inches.
Sori : 3.2 cm or 1.25 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.74 cm or 1.07 inches.
Kasane : cm or inches.
Era : Edo Keicho era.
Shape : it is nice shape Naginata.
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with jinie attached. It is clear jigane.
Hamon : Nie base suguha with mixture of notare.

Special feature : Bushu jeu Shimohara jeu Hiroshige is a sword smith
from Musashi province. He has been active at Hachioji(westside of Tokyo) area.
He has been active from Muromachi to Edo period. From the directory,
the Shimohara school has been successful for more than 14 generation.

Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 150,000 JPY-