Order number : 16419
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Kanemasu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword Kanemasu belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :Doble copper Habaki with gold color
Blade length : 44.95 cm or 17.69 inches.
Sori :1.21cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :2.66 cm or 1.04 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.06 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane :0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Muromachi period
Shape : Regular width and thickness Wakizashi with large Sori.
There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
Hamon :Niedeki, gonome-midare
Special feature:Kanemasu is a sword smith of Mino province.
Kanemasu means that increase one’s property. It is said to bring good luck.
At a glance, this blade looks like Muramasa. The Jigane is nice. We recommend this Tanto.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, beans are engraved with open works.
Menuki : Shakudo, flower is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, Ume tree is engraved with gold and copper color.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako, dragon and wave are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: Kanemasu means that increase one’s property.
It is said to bring good luck. A large number of Mino swords are Tanto and Mumei.
This blade is rare Zaimei(has signature) Wakizashi.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.