Ordering number: W0010
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Echizen Yasutsugu Saku Kore
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length:59.25cm or 23.32inches.
Sori: 1.3 cm or 0.51inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.185cm or 1.25inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.14 cm or 0.84inches.
Kasane: 0.65 cm or 0.25inches.
The weight of the sword: 580 grams.
Era: The Kambun era, the Edo period.
Shape: The blade is broad and thick, nearly like a Katana, and is powerful and in a healthy condition. It has longer Kissaki:well-shaped.
Jigane: Koitamehada is full of lines with Jinie, mixed with Chikei.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunomemidare. Ashi comes into the top of Gunomemidare. Apparently, it looks like works by Yamato Kami Yasusada. It is made of Nambantetsu, so Jigane twinkles.
Special Feature: Echizen Yasutsugu(3rd generation) is a swordsmith from Echizen, and his works are rare. Generally speaking, many of his works are Edouchi, and he was less skilled than 1st and 2nd, however, this work is as qualified as the works of 2nd. A solid work with Sori and beautiful Nakago. We truly recommend this one for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata