A naginata with mounts By Sagami Masatsune, Muromachi period (16th century)
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A naginata with mounts By Sagami Masatsune, Muromachi period (16th century)
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A naginata with mounts By Sagami Masatsune, Muromachi period (16th century)
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A naginata with mounts
By Sagami Masatsune, Muromachi period (16th century)
Sugata (configuration): naginata-zukuri, mitsu-mune with a low shinogi and deep saki-zori curvature
Kitae (forging pattern): ko-mokume in ji-nie
Hamon (tempering pattern): nie-based narrow suguha
Boshi (tip): ko-maru
Horimono (carving): naginata-hi on both sides
Nakago (tang): suriage with one hole and sujikai file marks, signed Sagami (no) kami Fujiwara Masatsune Nyudo
Habaki (collar): one-piece silvered habaki
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 20 3/4in (52.8cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 1/4in (3.3cm)
In shirasaya (wood storage scabbard)

Koshirae comprising a brown-lacquer saya, the pole decorated with inlaid aogai and mounted with copper fittings, cut down

With Hozon token (Sword worthy of preserving) certificate no. 307236 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (The Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1986.11.21.
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