Yari in Shirasaya
Signature : Kanetaka
Sue-Koto: Ryosaku: Mino
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 17.6cm or 6.93inches.
Sori : 0cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.9cm or 1.14 inches.
Kasane : 0.8cm or 0.32 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period Tenbun period 1532.
Shape : Sasaho yari. Rare shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada with mixture of Mokume hada.
It is nice jigane.
Hamon : Nie base gunome mix.
Special feature : Kanetaka is a sword smith from Miho province.
He is said to be the son of Kanekuni of Sanami school.
The jigane is good.
This piece has slightly loose hada but it is not serious.
It is good condition yari.
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.