Ordering number : 19246
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature: Bushu Ju Ishido Hachizaemon Jo Hata Morihisa
Shinshinto: Chujo Saku: Wazamono: Musashi
(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 : copper single habaki.
Blade length : 55.4 cm or 21.8 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.15 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.08 cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.26 inches.
The weight of the sword: 535 grams.
Era : Edo period kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick
with small sori and longer kissaki
which looks like Kanei style.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach and Utasuri appear.
Hamon :Nioideki rather deep nioikuchi cyoji midair with ash, yo work
inside of the Hamon, there are many sunagashi, kinsuji work.
Bo-shi is midarekomi with ash, yo work and turns backk.
Special feature: Busyu Ju Ishido Hachizaemon Jo
Hata Morihisa long name with Zokumyo chi was named Toren
after his late age. He is quite well known as Choji midare
chimonji style sword.
At Edo period, well known sword makers are Mitsuhira,
Tsunemitsu, and Ishido early stage swords.
Saya : Blue shell powders are spread on the black roar saya.
Tsuba :Skillfully engraved open the leaves and trunks
with a pattern that seems to be a pine tree in a circle shape.
Fuchikashira:On the syakudo nannako plate, river side or lake side,
some herons are flying or resting with gold color.
menuki: Highly engrave the pattern that seems to be a bamboo stick
and apply a gold color picture.
From Aoi Art : This sword is a copy of the Ichimonji
probably Yoshioka Ichimonji which is very active fine hamon.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.