Naginata: Minamoto Hiromitsu/Manen Gan-nen(1860)

Naginata in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)

Signature: Minamoto Hiromitsu
Manen Gan-nen(1860)

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 64.3 cm or 25.31 inches.
Sori : 1.9 cm or 0.74 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.04 cm or 1.19 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : middle Edo period.Manen era.
Shape : The blade is wide and long 64cm.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame hada well grained with Jinie attached. Beautiful Hada.
Hamon : From Hamachi, Ko-Nie Deki Suguha. And then Ko-Gunome Midare with Choji Midare mixed. There are many Ashi.

Special feature : e Minamoto Hiromitsu was working at Edo Yotsuya.
The hamon looks like Taikei Naotane.
I think this sword smith have some relation of the Taikei Naotane.
The blade is healthy and nice work both jigane and Hamon without kizu and flow.
He was named as Hiromitsu, Minamoto Hiromitsu oe Yamamura Hiromitsu.
The blade is wide and thick very long Nagamaki which is very rare item.

Koshirae :
Saya:black ishimeji saya.
It is large impressive size.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 650,000 JPY-

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