Gendaito with Beautiful Dragon and Bonji Engraving Excellent condition

¥1,300,000

Description

Gendaito with Beautiful Dragon and Bonji Engraving Excellent condition

  • Condition: Excellent
  • Blade: 72.7 cm
  • Sori: 1.6 cm
  • Hamon (Temper): Gunome Choji
  • Furnishing: Shirasaya with Kamon Metal decorations (Crossed arrows)
  • Era: 1984
  • Signature: Date of forging and smiths name (筑州住宗弘作於浪華荒陵山辺岩崎百佑彫之)
  • Mekugi: One

Upon looking at this blade, one can immediately appreciate the excellent forging of the blade. The Hamon is Gunome Choji with beautiful round arches along the whole blade. The Sori is shallow and balanced. The most exciting feature of this sword is the impressive engraving on the blade.  On one side it has a Bonji and Suken(素剣) engraving. On the other, Kenmakiryu(剣巻龍), a dragon with a sword. This sword was engraved by a well known metal engraver and was kept in his family. The Shirasaya is decorated with the family crest Kamon, a pair of crossed arrows.

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