Ordering number : 18230
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Bishu Osafune Sukesada(not guarantee)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 54.2 cm or 21.33 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.93 cm or 1.15 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.15 cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.24 inches.
Weight of the blade: 540 grams
Era : Early Edo period.
Shape : Regular width and thickness Wakizashi with large Sori.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, from Hamachi is Suguha and then Gunome Midare.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is round and Hakikake style.
Special feature: Bishu Osafune Sukesada was active from the early to late Muromachi period.
This blade was not made in Muromachi period. It is in the Edo period.
The Jigane is well grained. This iron is better than Muromachi period.
Saya : Black Urushi lacquer Saya with the family crest.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, wave and mountain are engraved.
Menuki : shell is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, crane, and parson are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: There are a number of Sukesada in Muromachi period and mass product swords. These blades are not good quality.
After the Edo period, the Jigane is better than before.
The swordsmiths made better products because of the demand for swords decreases.
We do not think the signature is bad. But this Wakizashi is a consignment sale. we do not guarantee.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.