Ordering number : 13324
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Gashu ju Kanewaka (3rd generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
The blade was polished
Habaki : Copper single Gashu Habaki.
Blade length : 45.2 cm or 17.79 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.9 cm or 1.14 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.09 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period around Enpo era.
Shape : Regular size Wakizashi with Sori.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The hada pattern is well seen.
Hamon : Nie Deki Notare mixed. Doranba. In Ha, there are Sunagashi.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : Kasyu kanewaka started from Keicyo era to late Edo period by long generations.
This sword belongs to 3rd generation kanewaka.
First generation was called Kaga Masamune and well welcomed from Kaga Maeda
Daimyo’s samurai. From ancient period, if a samurai has Kanewaka, even though poor samurai,
high ranking samurai says I give you my daughter as your bride.
This blade looks like Yasutusgu. The blade is nice shape and fantastic clean Jigane.
The condition is also good.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.