Ordering number : 17376(Consignment Sale)
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Hitachi Kami Muneshige
Shinto: Chujo Saku: Settsu province.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copepr songle Habaki.
Blade length : 51.1 cm or 20.11 inches.
Sori : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.84 cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.16 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period, around Kanbun era.
Shape : Regular size Wakizashi with sharrow Sori.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
It is beautiful Osaka Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, from the Hamachi is Suguha and then Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi and Doran-Ba. In Ha, there are Sunagashi and fine KInsuji.
Boshi is round Yakisage style.
Special feature: Hitachi Kami Muneshige is from Harima province.
His real name is Tada Ubee. He moved to Osaka and became a student of Tsuda Sukehiro. At the begining, he engraved “Hitachi Daijo”.
And then he received “Hitachi Kami”.
The blade has sharrow Sori, Kanbun Shinto style.
The polishing is good and healthy blade.
From Aoi Art: Hitachi Kami Muneshige used Nanban-Tetsu.
That JIgane provides a glittering feeling. The work is good and healthy.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Auction Starting Price : 250,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)