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Katana, Shirasaya, Koshirae
Mumei, attrbuted to Kanetsune
[ Signature ] omote : no signature ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 48,8cm (1 shaku 6 sun 1 bu 0 rin), sori 1,5cm (4 bu 9 rin), moto-haba 2,76cm, moto-kasane 0,64cm, saki-haba 1,96 cm, saki-kasane 0,42 cm, mekugi-ana(holes) 3, blade weight 397g , shirasaya length 69cm, koshirae length 68,5cm
[ Period ] Muromachi, second half of
[ Province ] Mino

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba and kasane are both ordinal. Strong saki-zori attached. Chû-kissaki extended form. On omote and ura side, there are straight grooves bo-"hi"s.
Nakago : Ô-suri-age. Yasurimes are kiri. Saki is kiri. Three holes.
Jigane : Itame-hada. Rich jinie attached. Shirake-utsuri is noticeable.
Hamon : In sugu-ha tone. In ko-notare, ko-gunomes mixed.
Boushi : It runs in sugu. It turns shallowly.

Kanetsune was a one of representing swordsmith of Sue-Seki. There were several swordsmith in same name during Kotô period through Shintô period. They were good at gunomes and sugu-"ha"s.

Koshirae : Kuro-ro-iro-nuri-zaya, wakizashi koshirae "黒蠟色塗鞘脇差拵"
Tsuba : Chrysanthemum and small bird kiku shô-kin-zu "菊小禽図", shakudô nanako-ji takabori iroe
Fuchi-gashira : Kiku-kara-kusa-mon "菊唐草文" inlay "象嵌" bamboo blind for noble and fall leaves misu-akikusa-zu "御簾秋草図". Shakudô nanako-ji kin-zô-gan taka-bori iroe "赤銅魚々子地金象眼高彫色絵"
Menuki : Eda-giku-zu "枝菊図", shakudô-ji katachi-bori, iroe "赤銅地容彫色絵"
Kozuka : Fall grasses aki-kusa-zu "秋草図" suaka-ji "素銅地"
Kozuka-ho : signature Tsuda Ô-mi-no-kami Sukenao "津田近江守助直"

Referenced material : Nihon-tô meikan "日本刀銘鑑" ISHII Masakuni, supervised HONMA Kunzan (Yûzankaku publishing), Heisei 12(2000)

[ Highlight ] Itame-hada, which has rich jinie and color of jigane is so refreshing. Both on omote and ura sides, in the middle of blade, there are konotare, ko-gunome mixed. Strong saki-zori attached. Ô-suri-age form.

[
Conditions ] There is a kitae-ware in the groove. Kashira attached up side down.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suaka-ji, silver foiled, single), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya, koshirae, bag of koshirae and NBTHK Hozon paper (issued on 23rd March Heisei 28(2016))



[ Item number ] A031217 [ Price ] SOLD

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