Ordering number : 16170
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Hisamichi (Unknown province, Middle Muromachi period)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Hisamichi belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 58.2 cm or 22.91 inches.
Sori : 1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.74 cm or 1.07 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.11 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Middle Muromachi period, around Bunan era.
Shape : Regular size Wakizashi with large Sori. Nice shape Wakizahsi.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are clear Utsuri.
Hamon : Ko-Nie Deki, Suguha with Ko-Ashi. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : Hisamitsu is a sword smith group since late Muromachi period.
The Jigane is clear and has nice clear Utsuri.
The Hamon is bright Suguha. And also Jigane is nice.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.