Ordering number : 16669
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Hishu Dewa Daijo Yukihiro(first generation)
Shinto: Jyo Saku: Hizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-Jyo saku J ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed single habaki.
Blade length : 37.8 cm or 14.88 inches.
Sori :0.6cm or 0.23 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.55 cm or 1.00 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.187 cm or 0.46 inches.
Kasane : 0.55 cm or 0.21 inches.
The weight of the sword 300 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is rather slender with small sori
and longer kissaki which looks like Kanei style.
Jigane :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach beautiful Konuka hada Hizen Jigane.
There is a small chip in the Kissaki.
Hamon :Nie deki norate with gunome midare with thick nioikuchi and ashi,
yo work rather thick soft nioikuchi.
Bo-shi is thick and soft round style bo-shi and small hakikake.
Special feature: First generation Yukihoro was a secound son of the Hizen
Hashimoto Yoshinobu who was called Kurobei.
At Kanei 16th age 22 years, he made a sword for the first time.
At Shouhou 5 spring he got the title of daijyo and after that Kanbun 3rd,
he got the title of the Dewa Kami.
At Keian 3rd, he moved to Nagasaki prefecture in order to study about Holland steal.
Saya :Black roiro saya.
Tsuba :Unusual iron sukashi with big hamidasi iron stub.
Menuki :A bow and arrow are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Kabuto is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: This Wakizashi is probably a small wakizashi in a daisy set
of swords. The blade is active deep nioikuchi suguha
and gunome midare mixed with ashi, yo work.
Bo-shi is thick nioikuchi round hamon.
It can be said that this work is very similar to the first Masahiro
who was a master of the Hizen sword.
Koshirae is also nice with fittings.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.