Ordering number : 14048
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature: Hishu Kawachi Kami Masahiro.
shinto: Josaku ranking: Hizen province.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Blade length : 54.2 cm or 21.33 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.06cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.22cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with longer kissaki nice looking healthy blade.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach
beautiful Konuka hada which is typical Hizen texture.
Hamon : Koniedeki middle suguha hamon with thick nioikuchi and double hammon.
Boshi is round thick nioikuchi hamon.
Special feature : Hisyu Kawachi Kami Masahiro is a son of
the first generation Masahiro and named Masanagaand
then he got the turtle of Musashi daijyo and then Musashi Kami.
At Kanbun 5th, he changed to Masahiro.
He passed away at Genroku 13th August 6 age 73 years.
His subject is as same as first generation
Masahiro or 2nd generation Oumi Daijyo Fujiwara Tadahiro.
The blade is healthy blade without Kizu and flows.
We recommend this sword for you.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.