Order number : 18034
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Gojo Gisuke Mago Tadayoshi Zo Kore.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku) guarantee NBTHK Hozon Token.
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length : 36.6 cm or inches.
Sori : 0.4cm or inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.21cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.82cm or inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : Wide blade with round Mune. Katakiri-Bori Hirauchi Wakizashi.
Jigane : Masame Hada well grained. At a glance, the Hada looks like Ko-Itame Hada.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi. Boshi is Hakikake shape.
Sspecial feature: It is said that Gojo Gisuke Mago Tadayoshi is a grandson of Shimada Sukeroku 6th generation.
He is active in Kaei era(1848-1855) .
Saya : Black color Saya.
Tsuba :Unique shape, Iron Suakshi Tsuba.
Menuki : Dragon and tiger with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Iron with gold line.
Kozuka: Copper, some design is engraved with gold color.
there is a signature “Muneoki”
Kogatana: there is a signature “Han Nyudo Fuichi Saku kore”
From Aoi Art: Tadayoshi is not so famous sword smith.
But the blade is nice Katakiri-Ba. The Masame hada and Gunome Midare Hamon is also nice.
The Koshirae is very interesting.
Guarantte: NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.