Ordering number: 19504
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature: Aoi Mon Motte Nanbantetsu Oite Bushu Edo
Echizen Yasutsugu(2nd generation)
Shinto: Jyo Saku: Ryo Wazamono
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 52.06 cm or 20.49 inches.
Sori :0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.15 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Kasane : 0.68cm or 0.26 inches.
The weight of the sword:545grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick with small sori
and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Itame had with masanagare with jinie attach and blackish texture.
Hamon :Niedeki noter and kogunome midre
with asi, sunagashi, small kinsuji work.
Bo-Shi is eound shape with hakikake style.
Special feature: This piece is second generation of Yasutsugu who is the son of first generation Yasutsugu.
The first generation was originally from Oumi province and has moved to Echizen Fukui .
At first, he gave his name as Higo Daijyo Shimosaka or only Shimosaka.
After he was employed by the Tokugawa family.
This sword is nice Jigane and active deep nioikuchi noter hamon and also nice deep nioikuchi bo-shi.
We recommend this sword for you.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Iron Tsuba, dragon is engraved with openwork.
Menuki : Shakudo, flower and vase are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, landscape is engraved with gold and silver color.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.