AS21018-Katana : Mumei (Kaneyuki)


Katana in Shirasaya(36th NBTHK Juyo Token)
Signature: Mumei (Kaneyuki)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This blade belongs to the Saijyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length: 69.6 cm or 27.40 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi: 2
Width at the hamachi: 2.86 cm or 1.12 inches.
Kasane : 0.78 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho period. 1368.
Shape : O-Suriage Mumei. Wide and Sori is slightly shallow Naginata Naoshi style Katana. There is a Homare-Kizu on the Mune.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada and Mokume Hada mixed with Jinie attach.
There is Shirake Utsuri. It is called Hadamono.
Hamon: Nie Deki, rounded shape Ko Gunome Midare with Togari Ba. In the Ha, there are fine Kinsuji.

Special feature: Kaneyuki is a disciple of Kaneshige.
He is from Echizen province and moved to Seki. Kaneyuki’s blade is Hadamono. And it is a blade that you can feel the Hokkokumono. The Hamon is rounded in shape and calm.

From Aoi Art: The Nagamaki is a truly magnificent Nanbokucho style. There is a Homare-Kin on the middle part of the Mune.
The Kizu makes you feel the fierceness of the battle.
The blade is imposing and blackish Jigane. The Hada is clear.
It is a very similar to the Hokkoku or Kyushu’s blade.
The polishing is also good. We guess that it was done by Mukansa level polisher. We highly recommend it for you.

36th NBTHK Juyo Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata.

Winning Bid: ¥2,350,000

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