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Katana, Shirasaya, Koshirae
Mumei, attributed to Naminohira
[ Signature ] omote : no signature ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 72,7cm (2 shaku 3 sun 9 bu 9 rin), sori 2,7cm (8 bu 9 rin), moto-haba 3,00cm, moto-kasane 0,61cm, saki-haba 1,80 cm, saki-kasane 0,28 cm, mekugi-ana(holes) 2, blade weight 655g , shirasaya length 99cm
[ Period ] Muromachi
[ Province ] Satsuma

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba and kasane are both oridinal. Shinogi is relatively high. There is difference between moto-haba and saki-haba. Deep sori attached. Chû-kissaki form.
Nakago : Ô-suriage. Yasurimes are kiri. Two holes.
Jigane : Itame-hada, masa mixed.
Hamon : In sugu-ha tone, not so wide. It has shallow notare. Ko-gunome, ko-midare, nijyû-bas and hotsure mixed. Fine nie attached. Very fine sunagashi appeared.
Boushi : It runs in sugu. It is komaru, then turns in shallowly.

Ancestor of Naminohira school was said as Masakuni in Heian period. Masakuni's swords which currently remaining not existed but from his child Yukiyasu, the school had been continued at Taniyama in Satsuma clan till end of Edo period.

黒蝋色塗鞘打刀拵 : 変わり木瓜形透鐔(鉄地)、魚々子地縁(鉄地)、黒塗角頭、鱒鯰図目貫(赤銅地容彫)
Koshirae : Kuro-ro-iro nurizaya uchigatana-koshirae
Tsuba : Kawari mokko-gata, open work sukashi tsuba (iron)
Fuchi : Nanako-ji (iron)
Tsuno-kashira : Black colored kuro-nuri
Menuki : Traut and cat fish "鱒鯰図" (red copper shaku-dô, katachi bori technique engraving)

Referenced material: Nihon-tô meikan "日本刀銘鑑" ISHII Masakuni, supervised by HONMA Kunzan ( Yuzankaku publication), Heisei 15 (2003)

[ Highlight ]
The sword shows the typical characteristics of Naminohira. Such as deep sori are attached. Fine form. Jigane in the sticky and sweet state that have a certain masa atmosphere. Hamon is in tone of suguha, with urumi-gokoro nioi-kuchi not definitive, well nied attached.

[ Conditions ] There are some open part of kitae-ware jigane and small rusts.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suaka-ji, single), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya, koshirae, bag of koshirae and NBTHK Hozon paper ( issued on 30th May Heisei 29 (2017))



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