Inshu Kanesaki Katana
$5500
Nagasa: 25 1/4"
Moto-Haba: 1 3/16"
Saki-Haba: 15/16"

1.5" Strong Kissaki

Bold & Strong with strong and elongated Chu-Kissaki
GunomeNotare, Chu-widthYakiba has Togari inferences.
Sugata:  Shinogi-zukuri with extended kissaki
Hada:  mokume itame mix
Hamon:  Gunome-midare with ko-nie
Nakago:  Suriage and machi-okuri with mei:  Inshu ju Kanesaki
Koshirae:  Ishime lacquer scabbard.  Tsuba is Onin style of three feathers sukashi.  Fuchi-kashira is shibuichi of Nara School style.  Menuki appear to be heavy shakudo of Goto School of grapes and tendrils (nice quality).  Older silk ito of good quality.

Appears to be the 3rd or 4th Kanesaki who worked in late 1600s.  Work shows Mino School origins.













Inshu Ju Kanesaki
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