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Tachi: Mumei (Enju)

Ordering number : 13102

Tachi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)

Signature: Mumei(Enju)

Koto(late Kamakura period):Jyosaku ranking:Higo province.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: silver single habaki.
Blade length : 74.1 cm or 29.17 inches.
Sori : 2.6 cm or 1.02 inches.
Mekugi: 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.85 cm or 1.12 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.69 cm or 0.66 inches.
Kasane : 0.61 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Late Kamakura period.
Shape : Oosuriage mumei . the blade is regular sized width and thickness with deep sori elegant and nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with thick jinie attach with small chikei and clear Utsuri appear.jinie attached.
Hamon : Koniedeki suguha with small kasha scatter.

Special feature :The founder of the Enju school is Kunimura
who was a grandchild of the Rai Kuniyuki.
In Enju school, Enju Kuniyoshi, Kunitoki and Kuniyasu are well known sword makers at Kikuchi Gun Kumafu district.
The sword is very similar with Rai school and rather difficult to distinguish.
Even though the blade has small kizu, the blade is elegant deep nice sori and also nice jigane and elegant Hamon are characterfully enjoy school or Rai school.

background of age: Shochu no Hen: Emperor Godaigo tried to plotting a rebellio overthrow of the Shogunate but this agenda failed and punished them severely.
Shochu Ichimonji: One of the Ichimonji school was called Shochu Ichimonji.

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

Price (credit card) : JPY 700,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 686,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)