Ordering number : 19136
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature : Hizen Koku Kawachi Daijo Masahiro(first generation)
Shinto: Jyo Saku: Wazamono: Hizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to yo Jyo saku Jyo Saku Regular saku J ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed J single habaki.
Blade length : 45.4 cm or 17.87 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.94 cm or 1.15 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.1 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.61 cm or 0.24 inches.
The weight of the sword 455 grams.
Era : Edo period around Kanei era 1661.
Shape : Regular width and thickness Wakizashi.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful Konuka Hada.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Special feature:Masahiro was a swordsmith of Hizen province.
He was born as the First son of Yoshinobu and became a son-in-law
of the First Tadayoshi. Masahiro got the title of Kawachi Daijo in 1628.
It is said that Masahiro supported exertly Omi Daijo Tadahiro
and the head family. Masahiro passed away in 1665, aged 59.
His brilliant hamon reminds us of a cumulonimbus cloud in summer.
Many sword collectors love his hamon that is rich in originality.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba with open work.
It looks Owari Tsuba.
Menuki : Dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako, with gold line color.
From Aoi Art: This Hamon looks like thunderous clouds in the summer sky.
We recmmend this Wakizashi for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token
(Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon Paper)
AOI ART estimation Paper: hole Oshigata.