Ordering number: S19478
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Ecchu Kami Fujiwara Kanekuni(1st generation)
Shinto: Chu Jyo Saku: Wazamono: Yamato
(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 : silver single habaki.
Blade length : 46.8 cm or 18.425 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.02 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.28 cm or 0.9 inches.
Kasane : 0.62cm or 0.244 inches.
The weight of the sword 440 grams.
Era : Edo period Enpo era
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick with small sori and long Kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful nice texture.
Hamon :Niedeki rather thick nioikuchi Choji midare and gunome midare
mixed Kiku flower design on both sides.
Special feature: He was a student of the first generation
Tanba Kami Yoshimichi. His subject sometimes very similar Hamon.
Saya : Black roar saya.
Tsuba : On the round shape iron Tsuba,
a flower design is open and round surface is covered by Shakudo plate.
Menuki : On the shakudo plate, the ume flower is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: On the syakudo nanako plate, Ume flower is engraved
with a gold color.
From Aoi-Art: This Wakizashi is a solid form with chojimidare,
and there are 2 chrysanthemums on the right and left side.
Koshirae is not bad. It is an affordable price. Kanekuni put chrysanthemum
imitating Tanba kami Yoshimichi. At that time, the demand for swords
decreased and he made florid swords different from other swordsmiths.
Koshiraee Tsukamaki(including the price) and all nice fittings.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.