Order number : 17585
Wakizashi in Koshirae(consignment sale)
Signature : Echizen Ju Shimosaka.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to regular saku. ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length : 53.3 cm or 20.98 inches.
Sori : 0.9cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.68 cm or 1.05 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.915cm or 0.75 inches.
Kasane : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Early Edo period.
Shape : The blade is regulat width,
thickness with suitable sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Shinogi ji; itame hada rather oohada appear.
Hamon :Niedeki gunome midare and Togari gunome midare mixed.
Special feature:Echizen Shimosaka school was working
at late Muromachi to early Edo period.
Echizen Yasutsugu was working at This school.
Saya :Unusual kawarinuri saya.
Tsuba :On the iron plate, some Kiku flowers are engraved open work.
Menuki : Kiku flowers are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: On the syakudo nanako plate,
some dots are engraved by brass.
Not guarantee this signature.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.