Kiyomitsu (Kashu)

KIYOMITSU katana middle Edo period;

mei: “Harima Daijo Fujiwara Kiyomitsu” nicely cut;
sugata: longer katana, shinogi-zukuri, iori-mune, sori 1.4 cm, medium (chu) kissaki;
nagasa: 72.2 cm; motohaba 2.94 cm, sakihaba 1.95 cm, kasane 0.66 cm;
nakago: ubu, kashu-nakago (cut at angle), one mekugi ana, hachi-ji mei;
hamon: thin suguha with nie-deki;
boshi: small ko-maru with very small kaeri;
jitetsu: blackish itame hada, good grain, with abundant ji-nie, with chikei in the ji;
(oshigata from Aoi Art, Tokyo)
From the Fujishima school which originated in Echizen Province. His line continued under the patronage of the Maeda family in Kaga Province through the Edo period. This blade of the Kanbu era (1661+).

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