Order number : 17314
Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature :Kawachi Kami Kunisuke first generation.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs toJyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :Gold wrapped single habaki.
Blade length : 46.2 cm or 18.2 inches.
Sori :1.5cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi :3.36 cm or1.32 inches.
Kasane :0.82 cm or 0.32 inches.
wigth of this waakizashi:595 grams
Era : Early Edo period Kanei era.
Shape : The blade is wide(3,36cm) and thick Naginata style unusual shape.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach nice grain teexture.
Hamon :niedeki gunome midare and cyoji midare mixed.
special feature:: Kunisuke was born in Ise province. Kunisada continued to 3rd generation. First generation Kunisuke decided to study under the Kunihiro and went with his friend first generation Kunisada. But according to the recent study, the studied under the Konitomo who was a student odf the Kunihiro. in fact their swords looks Kunitomo After the Kunihoro passed away, they moved to Oosaka and made many swords and educated many students. Kunisuke educated his brother second generation Kunisuke,Higo
Kami Kuniyasu and Ise Kami Kuniteru and so on.
From Aoi art:First generation kunisuke communicated with first generation Kunisada and their works are well similar. But Kunisuke made a few swords not many. The resson why first generation Kunisuke is popular is natural style not artificial shape. This wakizasi is very thick and heavy 595 grams
unusual naginata style gorgeous blade. We hope you will collect this sword in your collection.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.