Ordering number : 15280
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(48th NBTHK NBTHK Juyo Paper)
Signature : Iga Kami Kinmichi (first generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jojo saku, Jo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 41.6 cm or 16.37 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm or 0.15 inches.
Mekugi : 2(1 filled)
Width at the hamachi : 3.39 cm or 1.33 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Early Edo period.
Shape : Wide and thick Hirauchi Wakizashi.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are Chikei.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
Boshi is his characteristic Notare and Sansaku-fu Hakikake shape.
In Ha, there are Aranie, Sunagashi, Kinsuji and Yubashiri.
This blade is vigorous and his masterpiece.
Special feature: Iga Kami Kinmichi (first generation), his father Kanemichi,
Tanba kami Yoshimichi and Ecchu kami Masatoshi moved from Mino to Kyoto.
They made a lot of swords in there. This Wakizashi is wide, thick and rather large Sori.
There are Sunagashi, Kinsuji and equal Yubashiri.
The Hamon is powerful. It is typical Kinmich first generation.
This is masterpiece of his blades.
48th NBTHK NBTHK Juyo Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : JPY 3,500,000-. (shipping costs not included in price)