Ordering number : 14917
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Iga Kami Fujiwara Kinmichi (3rd)
Nihon Kaji Sosho
Shinto: Chujyo saku ranking:Wazamono cutting test ranking. Yamashiro.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single Habaki.
Blade length : 54.84 cm or 21.59 inches.
Sori : 1.29 cm or 0.50 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.95 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.16 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Edo period, around Hoei era.
Shape : Ragulaer size Wakizashi.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
This is typical Yamashiro clean Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, From Hamachi is Suguha and then Gunome Midare.
There are many Ashi. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: Iga no kami Fujiwara Kinmichi was the most famous sword smith in Kyoto.
The founder of Iga no kami Fujiwara Kinmichi started from Bunroku era
(about 1590’s) and continued 11th generation.
The first generation was allowed to sign Kikumon (family crest) and
“Nihon Kaji Sosho” in signature by Imperial court.
This blade is 3nd generation and well known sword smith.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, bird and flower are engraved with gold color. Middle Edo period.
Fuhikashira: Shakudo, cherry blossoms with gold color.
Menuki : Cherry blossoms with gold color.
(We guarantee this blade will pass NBTHK Hozon Shinsa.
We will submit to NBTHK Shinsa if requested. The NBTHK Shinsa fee will be 27,000 JPY.)
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.