Touken Komachi

Katana, Shirasaya
Mumei, no siganture, attributed to Takada Nagamori
[ Signature ] omote : no signature ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 66.05cm (2 shaku 1 sun 8 bu 0 rin), sori 1.96cm (6 bu 5 rin), moto-haba 2.76cm, moto-kasane 0.59cm, saki-haba 1.78 cm, saki-kasane 0.36 cm, mekugi-ana(holes) 2, blade weight 632.5g , shirasaya length 94cm
[ Period ] Muromachi, middle through late
[ Province ] Bungo

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Shinogi is relatively high. Iori-mune. Both mihaba and kasane are oridinal. Deep sori attached.
Nakago : Ô-suriage. Saki is very shallow kuri-jiri. Yasurimes are kiri. Two holes.
Jigane : Ko-itame-hada, which is moderate. Well grained. Jinie attached. Chikei and shirake-utsuri appeared.
Hamon : In gunome-midare, ko-gunomes, koshi-hiraki guno-me, ko-chô-ji-bas and togari-bas mixed. Ashis and yôs appeared.
Boushi : It runs in midare-komi, then turns long.

[ Highlight ]
Jigane, well grained ko-itame-hada, which is moderate. Jinie attached, chikei and shirake-utsuri appeared. Hamon, it tempered clear nioi-kuchi, relatively small pattern ko-midare continues. Ko-gunomes, koshi-hiraki gunome, ko-chô-ji-bas and togari-bas mixed. Ashis and yôs frequnetly appeared. Both mihaba and kasane are ordinal. Even though ô-suri-age shape, it shows good with free form. TAKADA Nagamori was a swordsmith of Bungo Takada school. There were some generations from Chôroku, Muromachi period through second half of same period. He was known as outstanding swordsmith holding high skill in its school. You can appreciate the jigane finenees of this sword which can be specially mentioned.

[ Conditions ]
Already polished. Excellent. There is a trace of rust below habaki-moto.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suaka-ji, single), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya and NBTHK Hozon paper ( issued on 17th August Heisei 23(2011))

[ Item number ] A021218 [ Price ] JPY 330.000 (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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