Ordering number: 22544
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Oushu Ju Kanesada
Koshiyama Motomu Kore
Sayagaki(translation): Sword by Oushu Aizu Kanesada, made around the Kanbun era. It is rare to see the Soemei, Koshiyama. Length- 1 Shaku 3 Sun 5 Bu. Written by Kanzan in the spring of 1969.)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Silver single habaki.
Blade length:40.8cm or inches.
Sori:1.2cm or inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.21cm or inches.
Kasane:0.87 cm or inches.
The weight of the sword:520grams.
Era: Around the Kanei era, the Edo period
Shape: The blade is broad and thick. Nagamaki-Naoshi work.
Jigane: It starts with Itamehada and becomes Mokumehada with Chikei. Beautiful Jigane with Jinie.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunomemidare. Sunagashi and Kinsuji work well. Functionings on Ha are very active and bright. Boshi turns back in a small circle and turns back again at the tip.
Special Feature: This work was made by the second generation of Aizu Kanesada, originally named Furukawa Magoichiro. He is influenced by the tradition of Noshu Kanesada and Sue Seki school. Oushu Aizu Ju Kanesada moved to Iwaki in the Edo period, and Kanesada’s skill and Aizu style mixed up and started to produce their own swords.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Miss Ayaka, Tsuruta