Kanetaka (Mutsu no Kami)

KANETAKA early shinto period;

omote mei: “Mutsu Kami Fujiwara Kanetaka”; ura mei: “Noshu Seki Sanami”
sugata: wide wakizashi, shinogi-zukuri, iori-mune, sori 1.0 cm;
nagasa: 55.3 cm; moto-haba: 2.88 cm; saki-haba: 2.21 cm; kasane 0.57 cm;
nakago: ubu, one mekugi ana, takanoha yasuri, ha-agari kuri-jiri tip, omote and ura mei.
hamon: medium-wide suguha with some ashi in nio-deki;
kitae: itame hada with clear grain and abundant ji-nie;
horimono: double narrow hi on each side;
[Mino-to: p. 126]
(oshigata from Aoi Art, Tokyo)
In Kanbun style, made in Manji era (1658). The Samani Ha continued in Seki from late koto period

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