Ordering number : 18482
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Echigo Kami Fujiwara Tadamichi
Shinto: Ryo saku: Echizen.
(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 :silver single habaki(Gassan habaki style)
Blade length : 49.0 cm or 19.3 inches.
Sori :1.0cm or 0.39 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.09 cm or 1.22inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.22 cm or 0.874 inches.
Kasane : 0,68cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period Enpo era. 1673.
Shape: The blade is wide and thick with small sori and longer kissaki healthy heavy Wakizashi.
Jigane: Koitame had well grained with Jinie attach beautiful well-grained texture.
Hamon: Niedeki gunome midare and double hamon with sunagashi,
small kinsuji work. Boshi is notare and round shape.
Special feature: Echigo Kami Fujiwara Tadamochi was working
at Echizen and sometimes he made at Settsu and Kyoto.
his works similar to Iga Kami Kinmichi.
Koshirae: Likes Higo Koshirae.
Saya:Black Ishimeji Saya with family crest(Shimazu family) with black Urushi lacquer.
Tsuba: Iron Tsuba, 8 circles design.
Menuki: the dragon is engraved.
Fuchikashira: Copper Nanako plate.
From Aoi Art: Tadamichi was making swords at not only Echizen
but also Settsu and Kyoto with other district sword makers.
Therefor his sword was influenced by other sword makers.
The blade looks Iga Kami Kinmichi first generation.
The blade is very healthy.
NBTHK Hozon Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.