Naginata in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Signature : Shimofusa Kami Kanehide.
Shinto:Ryo saku:Mino province.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This Shimohusa Kami Kanehide.belongs to Jyo-Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
habaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 48.7 cm or 19.2 inches.
Sori : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.97cm or 1.17inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.284inches.
Era : Edo period Genroku era.
Shape : The blade is wide and long healthy blade.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare and notare mixed with Ashi, yo and sunagashi work.
Boshi is midarekomi brush up and Yakisage style.
Special feature : Shimohusa Kami Kanehide was working
at Mino province and also made swords ar Kyoto and Edo.
The blade is high ranking in his sword.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.