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Katana, Shirasaya
Mumei, attributed to Uda
[ Signature ] omote : no signature ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 66,6cm (2 shaku 1 sun 9 bu 8 rin), sori 1,4cm (4 bu 6 rin), moto-haba 3,01cm, moto-kasane 0,65cm, saki-haba 2,15 cm, saki-kasane 0,50 cm, mekugi-ana(holes) 3, blade weight 621g , shirasaya length 95cm
[ Period ] Muromachi, first half of
[ Province ] Ecchû
Uda

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba is wide. Kasane is ordinal. Shallow sori attached. Chû-kissaki extended form.
Nakago : Suriage. Yasurimes are kiri. Saki is kiri. Three holes.
Jigane : Itame-hada in nagare-gokoro. Hada-tatsu state. Fine jinie attached.
Horimono : On omote and ura sides, there bô-"hi"s.
Hamon : Shallow notare. In the middle, the the width of tempering widened, becoming hiro-suguha tone. Ko-gunomes mixed. Ko-ashis appeared. Nie attached with hotsure. Sunagashis appeared. The width of tempering yaki-haba becomes once narrower around yokote-shita. Nioikuchi is not so noticeable.
Boushi : It becomes flame form.

[ Highlight ]
Uda school was a group of swordsmith who moved from Uda county, Yamato province to Ecchû around Bunpô(1317-1319). They flourished for long time, continued till Shintô-era. Uda school's swords are distinguished as followings ; the swords which created before Ô-ei period, they were called Ko-Uda "古宇多" : after Ô-ei period, they were called Uda "宇多". Specific itame-hada jigane with kasu-datsu state. Nioi-kuchi is not so noticeable. Suguha tone hamon with nie attached well. This sword style has magnified presence such as chû-kissaki extended, fukura in a little kareru state and yokote-suji spreading out. By suri-age, it is emphasising. It is dignified and well presenced sword suited for samurai soldier's property.


[ Conditions ] It has already polished. Excellent.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suaka-ji, single), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya and NBTHK Hozon paper (8th April Heisei 17(2005))

[ Item number ] A110718 [ Price ] JPY 480.000 (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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