Naginata in Shirasaya(28th NBTHK Juyo Paper: Shomeisho)
Signature : Hishu Dewa Dewa Daijo Yukihiro
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 54.3 cm or 21.37 inches.
Sori : 2.6 cm or 1.02 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.91 cm or 1.14 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : Shinogi tsukuri, Mitsumune, with deep Sori.
Engraving: Bonji, Hatahoko, Renge and Kusa no Kurikara.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Suguha, with deep Nioikuchi. In Ha there are Ko-Ashi.
Boshi is Ko-Maru style.
Special feature : First generation Yukihoro was a secound son of the Hize Hashimoto Yoshinobu
who was called Kurobei. At Kanei 16th age 22 years, he made a sword for the first time.
At Shouhou 5 spring he got the title of daijyo and after that Kanbun 3rd, he got the title of the Dewa Kami.
At Keian 3rd, he moved to Nagasaki prefecture in order to study about Holland steal.
This Naginatat is one of his masterpieces.
28th NBTHK Juyo Paper: Shomeisho
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.