Naginata in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Signature : Izumi no kami Kanesada
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 48.4cm or 19.06inches.
Sori : 3.0cm or 1.18inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.07cm or 1.2inches.
Kasane : 0.81cm or 0.31inches.
Era : Edo period. Kanei era.
Shape : It is a good shape naginata.
Jitetsu :Itame hada and Masame hada well grained with jinie attached.
Hamon : Nie base suguha.
Special feature : Izumi no kami Kaneshige is master of Kotetsu.
There is very few blade of Izumi no kami Kaneshige.
So he sometimes confounded with Kazusa no suke Kanesige.
But the truth is that Kazusa no suke Kanesige is son of Izumi no kami Kaneshige.
Izumi no kami Kaneshige is known for matchless range of Kinzogan(gold inlay) Tameshi men blade.
He made that blade continuously. He linked to Miyamoto Musashi.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.