Ordering number: 20024
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Bishu Osafune Ju Yokoyama Sukekane
Keio 4 Nen 2 Gatsu Hi
(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 foiled single Habaki.
Blade length: 30.6 cm or 12.04 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm or 0.15 inches.
Width at the Hamachi: 2.63 cm or 1.03 inches.
Kasane : 0.73 cm or 0.28 inches.
The weight of the sword 290 grams.
Era: Edo period around Eioi Era.
Shape: Thick and likes Naginata blade.
Jigane: Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful Muji fu.
Hamon :From Hamachi is Suguha and then Kikka Choji Midare.
The Nioikuchi is tight. Boshi is round the Yakisage style.
Special feature: Instantly we can distinguish this Hamon
as Yokoyama school. His master Yokoyama Sukenaga
made this Hamon and succeeded this Hamon.
Yokoyama Sukekane was taken high reputation for this Hamon.
It is very gorgeous and fantastic Hamon.
Saya : Dark brown Ishime Ji Saya.
Tsuba : Iron Tsuba, Ume tree and flwer are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Shakudo, Ume tree and bird are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shibuichi, landscape is engarved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: Yosozaemon Sukesada and so on made this kind of Hamon.
Yokoyama school is good at the Gunome Midare and Choji Midare.
The Nioikuchi is tight. In the Ha, there is Yo. The Hamon is healthy.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.