Tachi : Mumei (Ko Naminohira)

Tachi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)

Signature : Mumei (Ko Naminohira)

Sayagaki: Satsuma kuni Ko-Naminohira, almost Ubu Mumei, long classical style. This blade is typical of Ko-Naminohira.
This blade is very nice. This blade was made before early Kamakura. by Mr. Tanobe in 2011.

The blade was polished.
Habaki:gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 87.8 cm or 34.56 inches.
Sori : 2.6 cm or 1.02 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 3.05 cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.08 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Late Heian period.
Shape : Long(87.8cm), beautiful shape Oo Tachi blade.
Jitetsu : Itame and Masame mixed with Jinie, soft Ko Nie, Nioukuchi.
Hamon : Hoso Suguha base with Ko-Gunome Midare. Double Ha.

Special feature : Ko-Naminohira was a swordsmith group in Satsuma province.
The founder of this school is Masakuni who came to Satsuma province from Yamato province.
This Tachi has Ireko-Shirasaya.
This blade is kept well up to now from the Heian period.
Unfortunately there is Homare-Kizu around the Monouchi part.
There are Sayagaki on both side. This blade is comparable to national treasure.
This blade was kept in shrine for a long time until Showa 20year(1945).
After that this blade was in the possession of Japanese sword collector. This is very valuable sword.
We highly recommended this blade.

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

Price : 1,550,000 JPY-

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