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Wakizashi: Izumi Kami Kunisada(NBTHK Tokubetus Hozon Token)

Ordering Number: AS24128

Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Inscription:
Inoue izumi Kami Kunisada 井上和泉守国貞
Kanbun 9 nen 2 gatsu hi 寛文九年二月日

Syagaki: Inoue Izumi Kami Kunisada, the same person as Shinkai
The quality is good. written by Kanzan in April,1967.

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku.
This sword is classified as Jyojyo Saku.

Habaki: gold foiled
Blade Length: 52.8cm (20.8in)
Curvature: 0.8cm (0.3in)
Mekugi Hole: 1
Width at Base: 3.0cm (1.2in)
Width at Yokote: 1.9cm (0.8in)
Thickness: 0.6 cm (0.2in)
Sword Weight: 665 grams

Era: the early Edo period,1669
Shape: the wide and thick blade with deep sori.
Jigane: gine Ko-itame hada
Hamon: Deep nioikuchi suguha and notare.
Boshi: returning in the style of three sanbonsugi.

Features: Inoue Shinkai changed his signature from Inoue Izumi Kami Kunisada to Inoue Shinkai in 1672. It was also around this time that he established straight hamon with deep nioikuchi as his own style.

Koshirae:
Tsuba: brass tsuba with engravinf of cherry blossom and Kuyo mon (Navagraha family crest).
Fuchi Kashira: silver plate with carving of waves.
Menuki: Kuyo mon

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi-Art estimation Paper
whole oshigata

Auction Starting Price:1,650,000 JPY-.

This item was sold at the auction.