Ordering number : 14772
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Kosyu Tokubetsu Kicyo Token)
Signature : Kasyu ju Kanewaka (2nd generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This 2nd generation Kasyu jyu Kanewaka is Jyojyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 53.6 cm or 21.10 inches.
Sori : 1.1 cm or 0.43 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.97cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.06 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick with longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach and chikei work.
Hamon : Niedeki doran style oogunome midair and square style gunome mixed.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : The first generation Kanewaka was influenced wild feeling Late Muromachi sword makers.
At that period many Samurai in Kaga clan, hoped to obtain Kanewaka.
At that period Kanewaka was very high reputation so at Kaga,
high ranking Samurai said that If some Samurai who is poor with Kanewaka, gives my doughtier as bride.
2nd generation Kanewaka was called Tsujiuemon high ranking sword smith.
The blade is Doranba style active nice sword.
NBTHK Kosyu Tokubetsu kicyo paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : JPY 580,000-. (shipping costs not included in price)