Order number : 16583
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae (consignment sale)
Signature : Kane (Ikakire)
Gold inlay signature : July 25th, Kyoho 5th (1720)
Kuramochi Anzaemon Ryodan Saidan (amputated the body)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijo saku, Jojo saku, Jo saku and regular saku)
We can’t find Hamon on this blade.
The blade is polished.
Blade length : 40.6 cm or 1.60 inches.
Sori : 0.7 cm or 0.28 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the Hamachi : 2.87 cm or 1.13 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.95 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Early Edo period (1603~)
Shape : The blade is Suriage (cut shorten) and the Kanji character
‘Kane’ is remaining on stem.
Jigane : Itamehada Masanagare some Kizu on blade.
Hamon : We can’t find Hamon.
Special feature : This blade was forged by Mino swordsmith but we can’t find any Hamon by some reason.
But the gold inlay cutting test signature is precious.
Tsuba : Square shape Tsuba with some design engraved openwork.
Fuchi-kashira : Bamboo carved on Shakudo plate. We can guarantee NBTHK paper for this Fuchi-Kashira
Saya : Black Aogai Chirashi Saya with nice Kizami work done.
Menuki : Wild goose and the moon carved on Shakudo plate.
Aoi Art estimation paper
(*In order to make a payment to consignor from us immediately after the item has been sold, we cannot accept cancellation on items indicated as ‘consignment sale’ for any reason. Thank you for your understanding and for your cooperation.)
Recently Japanese Yen dropped comparing to USD.
It is very good timing for buying Japanese swords and fittings also as investment for the future.