AS23543 Wakizashi: Mumei(judged as Tegai school)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(consignment sale)


Ordering number: AS23543
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(consignment sale)

Signature: Mumei(judged as Tegai school)

Koto:Jyo Jyo saku: Tegai Yamato.
Aoi Bijyutsu Syoshin Kanteisyo NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
Habaki: Copper single Habaki
The blade is polished.
Blade length:54.7cm or 21.53inches.
Sori:1.2cm or 0.47inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.95cm or 1.16inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.26cm or 0.88inches.
Kasane:0.62cm or 0.24inches.
The weight of the sword:550grams
Era: Around the Shouoh era, the Kamakura period
Shape: Osuriage Mumei. The blade is broad and thick. Bohi on the both sides.
Jigane: Ko Itame Hada well grained. There are Utsuri. The Jigane is clear.
Hamon: Niedeki mainly Suguha. Koashi comes in a lot. Nioikuchi is deep. Boshi is round and becomes like Otoshi.

Special feature: Osuriage Mumei Katana with elaborate Jigane. Jinie is thick and there are lots of small Chikei. Hamon is mainly Suguha with deep Nioikuchi and Nie. There are also Hotsure and Uchiyoke. Sunagashi and Kinsuji work well.

Koshirae: Tachi Koshirae
Tsuba: made of leather

From Aoi Art: Yamato forging and temples are inseparably linked. Tegai school made swords in front of Todaiji temple. The founder was Kanenaga from the late Kamakura period, around the Shouoh era. This swordsmith school lasted to the Muromachi period. Moreover, Tegai family is one branch of Nara forging, Yamato school. Jigane is beautiful and Suguha has soft Nioikuchi, Uchiyoke, Sunagashi and Kinsuji. There is some rust. If you want to ask us to polish this sword, the additional polishing cost will be JPY50,000.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
*The price does not include international shipping fees.

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