JUMYO (HITACHI no KAMI) early shinto (S31): katana

JUMYO, early Shinto (Edo) period

mei: “Hitachi Kami Fujiwara Jumyo”.
sugata: katana shinogi-zukuri, torii-zori of 0.8 cm, iori-mune.
nagasa: 39.0 cm; width at hamachi 2.66 cm, thickness at hamachi (kasane) 0.63 cm,
width at kissaki 1.87 cm.
nakago: ubu, ha-agari kurijiri tip, 2 mekugi-ana (one is double), go-ji mei, katte-sagari yasurime.
hamon: ko-nie deki, wide gunome midare and some ko-gunome, with common tobiyaki plus tama,
also many ko-ashi and yo in ha, plus many sunagashi and some kinsuji and tama.
Yakidashi is small notare.
boshi: chu-kissaki, boshi of hakikake style with many sunagashi and no kaeri.
kitae: jitetsu is itame and mokume mix, with much jinie, [Mino-to p.27, 34, 56, 105; 183, 219]
(oshigata from Aoi Art; NTHK Kanteisho)
A robust wakizashi of early Shinto around Kanei period (1624+). This tosho lived in Ishiriki-Shimizu in
Mino Province, and so were called the Ishiriki Jumyo; there were various generations through the Shinto period.

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