KANENORI (NOSHU) late Mino (K88): katana

KANENORI, middle-late Muromachi period;

mei: mumei.
sugata: katana, hira-zukuri, koshi-zori of 2.1 cm, iori-mune.
nagasa: 68.0 cm, width at hamachi 2.66 cm, thickness at hamachi (kasane) 0.63 cm,
width at kissaki 1.71 cm.
nakago: suriage, fuka-kurijiri, 2 mekugi-ana (one plugged), mumei, higaki yasurime.
hamon: nie-deki gunome midare plus choji midare and midare-ba, common sunagashi.
boshi: slight long kissaki, midare komi and small kaeri.
kitae: jitetsu is itame hada with chikei.
horimono: both sides have kaki-nagashi futasuji-hi.
[Mino-to p. 67, 125]
(oshigata from Aoi Art; NBTHK Hozen Token)
Long katana with deep sori of mid-late Muromachi period. Machi have been moved up, not sure if this is o-suriage. Within the Seki Sanami Ha and continued into the Shinto.

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