Ordering number : 18337
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Echizen Kuni Kanetane (first generation)
shinto: Cyujyo saku. Rou wazamono cutting test ranking:Mino.
(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 :On the silver single habaki. Chinese phoenix is engraved.
Blade length : 45.1 cm or 17.76inches.
Sori :1.0cm or 0.39inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :3.12 cm or 1.23inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.4cm or 0.945 inches.
Kasane :0.71 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Edo Genna era.
Shape : The bllade is rather wide and thick
with long kissaki nice looking wakizashi.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach blackishi jigane.
Hamon :Niedeki gunome midare with ashi and Yo work.
Boshi is Midarekomi and turns back.
Special feature: He was making Wakizashi and Tanto mainly and sometimes
made few swords during his life. He sometimes moved to Edo
Busyu district and made swords.
Koshirae : Echizen Kuni Kanetane was working at Echizen province and
sometimes moved to Edo and made swords at that place.
He was making Wakizashi and Tanto mainly and few swords.
Saya :brwn red color kawarinurri saya.
Tsuba :On the ruound shape iron sukashi tsuba. Akasaka school.
Menuki : Shells are engraved by syakudo playre with gold color.
Fuchikashira: On the syakudo nanako plate,
shells are engraved with gold color.
Kozuka:On the syakudo nanako plate, shells are engraved with gold color.
Kogatana: Tegarayama ujishige.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.