Order number : AS18059
Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature : Echizen Koku Ju Kaneue
Shinto: Chujosaku: Ryowazamono: Echizen province.
(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 color double Habaki.
Blade length : 48.18 cm or 18.96 inches.
Sori : 2.1cm or 0.82 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.15cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 3.15cm or 1.24 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Edo period, Gennwa 1615.
Shape : It reminds of Naginata. Wide and thick blade with Okkissaki.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. looks like Yasutsugu.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha. The Ha is bright. Boshi is Yakizume.
Special feature: He is a sword smith during Gennna era(1615-1624).
He engraved his name as “Echizen Ju Kaneue” and “Echizen Koku Kaneue”.
He has an excellent reputation about the sharpness. He is Ryo Wazamono ranking.
From Aoi Art: The blade was made around Muromachi period during war time.
The blade reminds of Naginata. The Sori and Kissaki are large.
The blade is gorgeous, Ryo-Wazamono.
Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.