Spear in Kikuchi-yari style
blade length 36.5cm, thickness at the base 10.5mm, width 2.7cm, tang 33.5cm
Signature "Keiun, kanoto-u Ichi-gatsu nichi" (January 2011)
The blade is an unokubi-zukuri style. Such a spear is called "Kikuchi-yari". The steel construction
is the two blocks style.
The steel near the edge has compact layer and clear colour. The steel near
the back has flowing layer pattern, and its colour is dim comparing to
the edge steel.
The hamon is bright, made of small particles and large particles.
The engraving means Aizen-myo'o.
Habaki; oxidized silver
The metal fittings are all silver, except for the ferrule.
pole length 122cm
Gold lacquer work of wisteria on the scabbard looks gorgeous.
The ferrule is made of steel.
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