Ordering number: 1807476
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Echizen Daijo Fujiwara Kunitsugu. Motte Nanbantetsu.
Shinto:Cyujyo saku ranking:Yamashiro.
The blade was polished .
We hand the sword after touch up polish will be done.
Blade length : 61.9 cm or 24.37 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.02cm or 1.19inches.
Wide at the Kissaki : 1.93 cm or 0.76 inches.
Kasane : 0.62cm or 0.244 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide anf thick healthy blade
and also Kanbun style. Jitetsu :Itame hada and Masame hada convined
with Jinie attach and Chikei work.
Hamon : Niedeki Gunome midare thick Nioikuchi and in Ha,
there are many Ashi and Yo work. Boshi Ichimai style.
Special feature : Echizen Daijyo Fujiwara Kunitsugu was reported
as a student of Dewa Daiyo Fujiwara Kunimichi. The deki (Hamon and Jigane) looks typical
Dewa Daijyo Fujiwara Kunimichi. Probable He made a lot of swords for his master.
Therefor he made few swords during his sword life. This sword is nice Hamon and fantastic quality.
According to the Fujishiro book(the most reliable book
in Japanese sword) He might be the son of the Kunimichi.
The signature is very similar with Kunimichi.
We attach the signatuure (gassaku collaborative）sword Dewa Daijyo Hujiwara Kunimichi and Kunitsugu.
Probably he made swords for Kunimichi so many times. Please check the signature,
Tsuba: Iron Tsuba, dragon is engraved.
Saya: Black Roiro Saya.
Menuki: Shakudo, dragon is engraved.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, dragon and carp are engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon paper Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.