Ordering number : 17186
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Fujiwara Yukinaga
Shinto: Cho Jyo Saku: Ryo Wazamono: Takada
(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 : Copper double Habaki.
Blade length : 59.1 cm or 23.26 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.725 cm or 1.07 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.96 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.665 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Edo period, Manji era.
Shape : Almost Katana size Wakizashi with large Sori.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, thight Gunome Midare.
Boshi is Midarekomi shape.
Special feature: Fujiwara Yukinaga is a sword smith of Bungo Takada province. His blades are Suguha Hamon.
Saya : Red color.
Tsuba : Round shape brass Tsuba, flowers with cloisenne work.
Menuki : Shakudo, fans are engraved.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, pattern is engraved.
From Aoi Art: Fujiwara Yukinaga is a sword smith of Takada school in early Edo period.
But we do not guarantee this signature.
The Tsuba of Koshirae is nice cloisenne work.
The blade length is almot Katana size.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.