KATANA JUYO TOKEN

HIZEN NO KUNI MINAMOTO MUNETSUGU SAKU

MEI:  HIZEN NO KUNI MINAMOTO MUNETSUGU SAKU


KITAE-KORE-TAMESHI-WARI-TETSU-KABUTO
 

SUGATA:  SHINOGI-ZUKURI
 

NAKAGO:  UBU
 

MEKUGI ANA: 1
 

FULL LENGTH:  93.9cm
 

NAGASA:  72.9cm
 

SORI: 2.2cm
 

HADA:  KO-ITAME

HAMON:  GUNOME-CHOJI & KAKUBARU-HA & TSURI-GOKORO-HA

MIHABA: 3.23cm
 

KASANE: 0.75cm

 

JUYO TOKEN

HIZEN NO KUNI MINAMOTO MUNETSUGU SAKU

VERY RARE 3rd GENERATION MUNETSUGU

HELMET CUTTING TEST

THERE ARE FEW EXTANT WORKS BY THIS SMITH, MAKING THEM VERY RARE AND HARD TO COME BY.

THE HAMON IS DONE IN A VARIETY OF PATTERNS, DESCRIBED AS GUNOME-CHOJI & KAKUBARU-HA & TSURI-GOKORO-HA

WITHIN THE HAMON ARE FOUND A WEALTH OF ACTIVITY, INCLUDING THICK NIE, ASHI, YO, KINSUJI, SUNAGASHI, TOBIYAKI, MUNEYAKI, ETC.

A CUTTING TEST USING THIS KATANA WAS DONE ON A KABUTO OR WAR HELMET.

THE ACCOMPANYING PAPERWORK  DESCRIBES IT AS A MASTERPIECE.

IN HAND THIS SWORD IS BEYOND DESCRIPTION.

 

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