Ordering number: AS22639
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Token paper)
Signature: Harima Daijo Fujiwara Shigetaka
(Gold Inlay) Kanbun 8 Nen 11 Gatsu 22 Nichi
Futatsu ? Do Saidan Hitomi Denbei Shigetsugu(Kao)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki
The blade is polished.
Blade length:51.5cm or 20.27inches.
Sori:0.95cm or 0.37inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.7cm or 1.06inches.
Width at the Kissaki:1.72cm or 0.67inches.
Kasane:0.56cm or 0.22inches.
The weight of the sword:380grams
Era: The Kanbun era, the Edo period
Shape: The blade is normally broad and normally thick with adequate Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Itamehada is mixed with Masame. Hadame is visible.
Hamon: Niedeki, Nioikuchi is deep, Suguha deki is with Nijuba. Boshi is round and the tip is Hakikake.
Special feature: Harima Daijo Fujiwara Shigetaka is from the Echizen province and made blackish Jigane.
From Aoi Art: This is a work by Shigetaka with Saidanmei. Hitomi Denbei Shigetsugu did a cutting test with a result of Futatsu Do Saidan. Recently we have less and less swords with Saidanmei. It is rare to find, we truly recommend this to you.
NBTHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
Auction starting Price:1,100,000 JPY-.