Naginata in Shirasaya(Black Saya)(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Kanazawa Ju Katsuie.
Shinto: Yusaku: Kaga province.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
habaki:double gold color habaki.
Blade length : 54.22 cm or 21.34inches.
Sori : 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :2.92cm or 1.15 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 3.85cm or 1.51 inches.
Kasane : 0.72cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Edo period Genna era.
Shape: The blade is wide and very healthy blade.
Jigane: Itame hada well grained and visible to see the texture well.
Hamon: Niedeki notare hamon with ashi and Yo.
Boshi is round shape yakisage style.
Special feature :Kanazawa Jyu Katsuie was called Hikoich and Tadasuke.
Late on he changed his name to Katsushige.
The blade is healthy wide and thick long Naginata.
Back ground of age: At Genna furst year, Oosaka Natu no Jin(battling between
Tokugawa syogun and Toyotomi family and Tkugawa Syogun defeated Toyotomi family.
NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.