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Lot 0042
  • Origin: Sue Mihara School
  • Date/Period: Kamakura period
  • Materials: Steel
  • Size: 60.1 cutting edge
  • NBTHK papers

    This great Nihonto katana With papers of the NBTHK Precious sword. Papers where given on July 2 year 2010 Blade very nice length is 60.1 cm in old shirasaya. Weight is 728 gram. Great sword from very famous school. The Mihara School started in Bingo Province around the Shochu era (1324 - 1326), Yamanaka gives the characteristics of Sue Mihara blades as follows: Shape - Style and shape of Sengoku period (approx 1460 to 1600) with the sori made a little shallow and more graceful than other works of this period. Hamon - Narrow Yakiba in chu suguha (which seems inconsistent), the edge of hamon will be very distinct and there will be little to see within the hamon. In certain work there will be midare and a very small gunome. In addition, there will be midare as seen in Bizen and Mino work from the same period. Boshi - Ko maru with deep kaeri with waterfall and tiger tail styles as is Ko Mihara. He says that tiger tail kaeri is known as the Mihara kaeri and is seen most on Sue Mihara work.

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  • Location: This item ships from Netherlands

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    Japanese Kamakura Period Nihonto Katana Sword

    Estimate $3,100 - $3,500Jan 31, 2018