12 - 13 July 2005
A KATANA BLADE ATTRIBUTED TO KANEMOTO
Unsigned, Muromachi Period (16th Century)
The blade honzukuri, iorimune, toriizori with o-kissaki with a wide mihaba and thin kasane, forging pattern itame hada with ji-nie, tempered edge gunome-komidare hamon of nie, chu-maru boshi, atobori bohi ni soebi, o-suriage nakago, 62.6cm., in an inscribed shirasaya
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The 'Soden Bizen' sugata of this blade, which was once very much longer, seems to suggest a 14th century date would be more appropriate.
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