Ordering number : 17043
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Hizen Koku Junin Tadayoshi Saku(not guarantee)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : silver single Habaki.
Blade length : 50.6 cm or 19.21 inches.
Sori : 1.1 cm or 0.43 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the Hamachi : 3.40 cm or 1.33 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.50 cm or 0.98 inches.
Kasane : 0.73 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Middle Edo period.
Shape : Wide and thick Wakizashi.
There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha Hamon. The Nioikuchi is thick.
Boshi is round Togari Gokoro style.
Special feauture : There is a signature as Hizen Koku Junin Tadayoshi.
Of course if remove the signature, the blade will be Hozon Token.
Koshirae : Toppei Koshirae
Tsuba : Mokko shape iron Tsuba. Ume flower is engraved with silver color.
Fuchi-kashira : Shakudo Nanako, wave and plover are engraved with gold color.
The signature: Nara Masatsugu.
Saya : Dark brown Ishime-Ji saya.
Menuki : chysanthemum is engraved with gold color.
Kurikata: Iron, maple leaves are engraved with gold color.
Kojiri: Iron, maple leaves are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The blade is nice. We think that the signature is not genuine.
The Koshirae is nice.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.