Tachi in Shirasaya
Signature : Miyairi Kiyohira
Showa Mizunoe Inu nen 8 gatsu Kichijitsu.(August 1982)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Single silver Habaki.
Blade length : 75.0 cm or 29.52 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.41 cm or 1.34 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.84 cm or 1.11 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.26 inches.
Weight: 900 grams.
Era : modern times 1982
Shape : Wide and thick blade with Okissaki. There are Bo-Hi on both side.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are fine Chigei.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with deep Nioikuchi and long Ashi.
Boshi is also Gunome Midare, Saki Togari gokoro.
Special feature : Miyairi Kiyohira was a yonger brother of the Miyairi Akihira
who was a human national treasure.
He studied from his old brother and got a lot of prizes.
In 1989, He changed the signature as Kiyomune. He passed away on May 26th 2003.
This is wide and thick gorgeous blade. The Kissaki is Okissaki.
The shape is very nice. The Jigane and Hamon is so beautiful.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 850,000 JPY-