JUMYO (MINO no KAMI) early shinto (S34): katana

JUMYO, early Shinto (Edo) period

mei: “Mino no Kami Fujiwara Jumyo”.
sugata: katana, shinogi-zukuri, torii-zori of 1.3 cm, iori-mune.
nagasa: 68.4 cm; width at hamachi 3.97 cm, thickness at hamachi (kasane) 0.54 cm,
width at kissaki 2.02 cm.
nakago: ubu, kata-yamagata tip, 1 mekugi-ana, shichi-ji mei, o-suji chigai yasurime.
hamon: nie deki medium gunome midare with sunagashi.
boshi: ko-maru and small kaeri.
kitae: jitetsu is itame hada of good grain with jinie.
[Mino-to p.27, 34, 56, 105; 183, 219]
(oshigata from Aoi Art; NBTHK Kicho Token)
A katana of typical Kanbun period (1661+) shape. This tosho lived in Ishiriki-Shimizu in Mino Province, and so were called the Ishiriki Jumyo. There were various generations through the Shinto period that had titles (e.g. Kawachi no Kami, Kozuke no Kami, Sagami no Kami, Hitachi no Kami).

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