Ordering number : 16092
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Mumei (unsigned) Nobukuni (NBTHK Hozon paper) (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kichou paper on Koshirae)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold double Habaki
Blade length: 40.9 cm or 16.1 inches.
Sori: 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Width at the Hamachi: 2.78 cm or 1.09 inches.
Kasane: 0.55 cm or 0.216 inches.
Era: Muromachi period Ouei era (late Nanbokuchou period)
Shape: Hirauchi Mitsu-mune Wakizashi with normal width and thickness, curve on edge side of the blade.
Jitetsu: Mixture of Koitamehada and Mokumehada. Jinie well attched on the blade with Utsuri.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha, deep Nioikuchi bright clear Hamon. Boshi turn round shape.
Special feature: Nobukuni started from Ouan era (about 1368). They continued up to 3 generations.
This blade is early work of Nobukuni in late Nanbokucho period.
Hamachi is wide and condition of the blade is quite healthy without any flaw such like as modern age forged blades.
The blade must be polished by high ranking polisher. We recommend this Wakizashi with our conviction.
Saya: Brown Ishimeji Saya.
Tsuba: Tidal wave engraved on iron Tsuba.
Menuki: Dragon engraved on solid gold plate.
Kougai: Dragon engraved on Shakudo plate with gold color.
Kozuka: Dragon engraved on Shakudo plate with gold color.
Kogatana: Signature mentioned as Sizu Saburou Kaneuji.
NBTHK Hozon paper
NBYHK Tokubetsu Kichou paper on Koshirae
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.
Price : JPY 750,000-. (shipping costs not included in price)