Naginata in Shirasaya(25th NBTHK Juyo Paper)
Signature: Hizen koku Kawachi Daijo Fujiwara Masahiro
Kanbun 4 nen 2 gatsu Kichijitsu (February 1664)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 40.5 cm or 15.94 inches.
Sori : 2.7 cm or 1.06 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.99 cm or 1.17 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period. Kanbun era(1664)
Shape : Wide and thick gorgeous Naginata. Mitsumune.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie deki, Oo Gunome Midare with Ko-Notare. Deep Nioikushi.
In Ha, There are Ahi, Yo. Boshi is Komaru round style.
Special feature:Masahiro was a swordsmith of Hizen province.
He was born as the First son of Yoshinobu and
became a son-in-law of the First Tadayoshi.
Masahiro got the title of Kawachi Daijo in 1628.
It is said that Masahiro supported exertly Omi Daijo Tadahiro
and the head family. Masahiro passed away in 1665, aged 59.
His brilliant hamon reminds us of a cumulonimbus cloud in summer.
Many sword collectors love his hamon that is rich in originality.
25th NBTHK Juyo Paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 1,250,000 JPY-