Ordering number : 14066
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature : Kaneyuki
Sayagaki: Seki Kaneyuki in Tenmon era Hacho 1shaku 4bu Kanoesaru
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 31.6 cm or 12.44 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm or 0.15 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the Hamachi : 2.66 cm or 1.04 inches.
Kasane : 0.59 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : It is wide and thick sunnobi tanto. There are slight curve at the tip.
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with some hada.
Hamon : Nie base gunome midare sword with mixture of sharp tip gunome midare.
There are fine kinsuji and sunagashi work seen.
Special feature : Kaneyuki is a sword smith of late Muromachi period.
He is a swordsmith from Mino province and has made pieces with sharpness.
This sword shows the characteristic of jigane and hamon very well compared to
other Mino swords. Sayagaki is beautifully written by Kanzan sensei.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : JPY 220,000-. (shipping costs not included in price)