Ordering number: AS20293
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Yamashiro Daijo Minamoto Kunishige
Shinto: Chu Jyo saku: Musashi.
(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 : 49.1 cm or 19.33 inches.
Sori :0.8 cm or 0.315 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi:3.07 cm or 1.21inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.21 cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.56 cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword 565grams.
Era : Edo period Manji era. 1658.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick
with small sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane: Koitame had well grained with jinie attach and chikei work
Hamon: Nie deki deep nioikuchi suguha and then deep nioikuchi Gunome midare and Aranie Tobiyaki work wild feeling active. Hamon
on the shindig ji noter and round shape and ar
Special feature: Yamashiro Daijyo Minamoto Kunishige is a stream of the Kunishige. the blade is the second generation and called Otsuki Denshuchiro who is called Edo Mizuta.
He also worked at Sakusyu Tsuyama province.
Wild feeling active temper line. On the Shinogiji, Yakiba work vividly
which is typical Mizuta school temper line.
Saya: Red color Saya.
Tsuba: Mokko style iron Tsuba, rise up Mimi
and Amida file engraved it is difficult to see the signature.
Menuki: on the shakudo plate, the Flower vase is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: On the iron plate, wild duck and reed are engraved
with gold color.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako, flowers are engraved with gold and silver color.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.