Order number : 15324
Wakizashi in Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei attributed as Komihara
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijo saku, Jojo saku Jo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jo saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : Gold wrapped single Habaki.
Blade length : 59 cm or 23.23 inches.
Curve : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the Hamachi : 2.87cm or 1.13 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.07cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.23 inches
Era : Late Nanbokucho period.
Shape : The blade is Osuriage Mumei (cut shorten from stem). The width and thickness is balanced well.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame-hada well grained with Jinie attached.
The surface shows fine Chikei works and Utsuri.
Hamon : Bright Konie Deki Suguha Hamon appearing. There is some Nijuba work Boshi turns round and Brush up Hakikake style.
Special feature : This work is O-Suriage Mumei work. Jitetsu shows clear and well grained Chikei work which is most likely the style of Bingo Hokke shool. The excellent Jigane and the Hamon.
Tsuba : Mokko shape Shakudo Tsuba filled with autumn plant motif design through out the rim.
Fuchi-kashira : Autumn plants pattern are carved and inlaid with gold.
Saya : Dark brown Saya with pine leaf pattern depicted.
Menuki : Autumn plants carved with gold inlay.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
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Price : 450,000 JPY-. (shipping costs not included in price)