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Naginata: Kashu Jyu Fujiwara Mitsuhira

Ordering number : 15136

Naginata in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Kashu Jyu Fujiwara Mitsuhira

Shinto: Ryosaku: Kaga
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword Kashu Jyu Fujiwara Mitsuhira belongs to Jyojyosaku ranking.

The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length : 54.5cm or 21.46inches.
Sori : 3.03cm or 1.19inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi :3.1cm or 1.22inches.
Kasane :0.83cm or 0.33inches.
Era : Edo Period Circa Kyoho 1716-1735
Shape: Itame hada well grained with masa hada appearing The hada pattern could be observed well.
Hamon: Nie deki suguha with mixture of notare work. It is could ha with sunagashi activities. Boshi is round turn back.
Special feature :Kashu Jyu Fujiwara Mitsuhira is one of Katsuie group swordsmiths and also the son of SandaiMitsukuni. He was called Chuumemon.
This naginata is wide and thick with superb jigane. It is masterpiece of Fujiwara MItsuhira.
We recommend this long and thick katana.

Historical Background: Koishikawa Hospital was established by the order of Tokugawa Yoshimune on Keiho 7th year(1722).
The population of Edo boosted due to massive influx of migrants from farming villages causing an outcast class in the society.
This lead to Yoshimune's order of building Koishikawa Hospital. This enabled the poors to take medical advice for free.

NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 400,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)