Wakizashi: Dewa Kami Fujiwara Sadamori (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering number:24135

Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(NTHK estimation paper)

Signature: Dewa Kami Fujiwara Sadamori

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku.
This piece is ranked as Jyojyo Saku for Fujiwara Sadamori of Dewa-no-Kami.

Habaki: Single copper habaki, very fine old copper.
Blade length: 35.4 cm (13.94 in).
Curvature: 0.6 cm (0.24 in).
Mekugi Hole: 2.
Width at Base (Motohaba): 3.15 cm (1.24 in).
Thickness of rim (Kasane): 0.51 cm (0.20 in).
Sword Weight: 275 grams.
Era: From the Azuchi-Momoyama (1573-1592) to the early Edo period, around Keicho (1595-1615).
Shape: Wide and thick with a bo-hi carved on the omote and two hi on the ura, with a pronounced sakizori (curvature at the tip), a sturdy construction.
Jigane: Fine ko-itame hada, clearly defined.
Hamon: Nie-deki gunome midare with variations in height, featuring sunagashi and kinsuji, returning in a small rounded boshi.

Features: A refreshing piece from the Tensho to Keicho era, capturing the spirit of its time with a strong and clearly engraved signature.

Saya: The Saya is wrapped in old sharkskin.
Tsuba: Iron Hamidashi Tsuba with floral patterns in gold on the side and surface.
Menuki: Depicts a scene with small birds perching on trees.

Aoi Art’s Comment: It’s a dignified and solid work that continues to captivate without growing tiresome.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
NTHK estimation paper
AoiArt estimation paper.
Whole Oshigata.
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.

Price:350,000 JPY-.

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