Ordering number : AS21240
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Bishu Osafune Sukesada. 備州長船祐定
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to joy Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 46.6 cm or inches.
Sori :0.8 cm or inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.15cm or inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.21 cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.67cm or inches.
The weight of the sword grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with small sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with indie attach and chikei work.
Hamon :Nie deki gume midare and cyoji midare,
togati gnome midare work and small Kinsuji work and sunagashi in Hamon.
Special feature:Sukesada school, which was so prosperous at the end of
the Muromachi period, has declined due to the flooding of the Yoshii
River and the sharp decline in demand for Swords. Ko-zuke Daijyo
Sukesada played a central role in the organization while the swords
making continued in detail during the Edo period.
He worked on the production of Bizen swords and put together
Genzaemon Sukesada, Shichibei Sukesada, Yokoyama Sukesada,
Kawachi Kami Sukesada and so on.
It is not possible to determine which sukesada this work is from the
brand name, but in general Shinto’s Sukesada is definitely rounded
There is no doubt that Nakago jiri (bottom of the shape of Nakago and
Hamon is also Shinto’s Bizen school swords. Jigane is especially good,
Hamon baked Gunome Cyoji midare Hamon.
Shinogi Ji will be a similar Jigane, and Masame hada will be finely mixed,
but it will be a well-kneaded bullion that is not sarcastic.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.