Ordering number : 14761
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Kaneharu (shinto)
The blade was polished.
habaki:silver double habaki.
Blade length : 35.0 cm or 13.77 inches.
Sori : 0.3cm or 0.11 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.93 cm or 1.15 inches.
Kasane : 0.61 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Early Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick small sakizori style
which is called Sunnobi Tanto.
Jitetsu :Itame hada and mokume hada mixed
with jinie attach well grained texture and also shirake Utsuri appear.
Hamon : Niedeki togari gunome midare and round shape boshi.
Special feature : Kanehar was working at late Muromachi period
as cut well sword.
But at Edo period, sword demanding is decrees.
A place by the achievement becomes little.
At this moment NBTHK judged the Tanto as Shinto
but I think the blade was made at late Muromachi period
because the Jigane and Higaki Yasuri.
The Nakago looks not so old but I think the blade looks old sue koto.
Saya :Aogai chirashi saya.
Tsuba :On the iron tsuba, the rim is carved by feather design
and ishimeji on the surface.
Menuki : Feather design is engraved by syakudo plate.
Fuchikashira:On the silver plate, Ume tree and flowers are carved,
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.