Ordering number : 20291
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)(NTHK estimation Paper)
Signature : Hishu O-mura Ju Minamoto Munekuni
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold color single habaki.
Blade length : 55.0cm or 21.6inches.
Sori :1.2 cm or 0.47inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :3.41 cm or 1.34 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.57cm or 1.01 inches.
Kasane :0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
The weight of the sword 715 grams.
Era : End of Edo period.
Shape : This sword is Wakizashi but the width is 3.41cm (1.34 inches) and the weight is 715g. It is like Katana.
Jigane :Koitame-hada well grained, able to see Hadame clearly.
Hamon :Niedeki-Gunomemidare. There are Sunagashi and thin Kinsuji. Boshi is Midarekomi style.
Special feature: Hishu O-mura Ju Minamoto Munekuni has style seems like
Nobukuni faction. This sword has Tokubetsu Kicho and
From Aoi Art: The sword has width, thickness, weight like Katana. The
sword is also published on “Sword of Hizen” page 209.
According to the book, it was made around Ansei
era(1855-1860), the sword smith is one of Iyo Jo
Munetsugu faction. Shatsuma Shinshin blade style.
Guaranteed: NBTHK Hozon
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token
NTHK estimation paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.