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.

Hamon sketch

Mount => Kikuchi-yari style spear

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