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Nihonto - Katana-NBTHK Hozon - Taira Takada Shigenori, early Muromachi (early 1500s)

Regular price $3,500.00 USD
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This authentic nihonto belongs to Jyo-Saku ranking (3rd Highest of Four Levels)

Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 71.9cm or 28.3 inches.
Sori : 2.6cm or 1.02 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi : 2.9 cm or 1.14 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.45 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.7cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword 760 grams.
Era : Muromachi period,Tenbun era.
Shape: Regular width and thickness.
Sori is deep and Kissaki is longer sword.
Jigane : Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached and Hadame is visible clearly.
Hamon : Niedeki, Ko-Gunome-Midare and Guome-Midare continued from Habamoto to Yokote. Ko-Ashi, Yo, deep Nioikuchi worked.

Special feature: Takada Shigenori is the 1st generation on Taira Takada. Worked at Bungo and taught making swords to many swordsmiths like Taira Shigehisa, Shigetoku, Shigehiro, Shigehide, Shigetsugu, etc.

Includes:

NBTHK Hozon Token Paper
Whole Oshigata by Ayako Tsuruta