Ordering number: AS23595
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)(Consignmet Sale)
At our establishment, we classify swords based on craftsmanship into four categories:
Excellent, Very Good, Good, and Average. This particular sword is classified as Good,
considering its overall craftsmanship. It has been polished to a high degree.
Habaki : Copper base with gold color.
Blade Length: 41.5 cm (16.34 inches)
Curvature: 0.6 cm (0.24 inches)
Peg Holes: 1 hole
Width at Base: 3.2 cm (1.26 inches)
Width at Tip: 2.25 cm (0.89 inches)
Thickness: 0.57 cm (0.22 inches)
Weight: 440 grams
Era: Early Edo period,
Shape: Wide and thick Wakizashi with slight curvature, resembling the character The sword is appraised as a shinto at the Sword Museum.
Jigane: Fine ko-itame hada, well-forged with a soft feel.
Hamon: Three main suguha lines, resembling Sanbonsugi,
continuing from the hamachi to the tip, and gently curving.
Characteristics: Opinions regarding the pointed blades with mutual patterns may vary, but
considering the soft aura of the iron grain and features like flowing sand and gold lines on the
blade, I believe this aligns with the Muromachi period.
Tsuba: Shakudo Tsuba with open work.
Fuchi: Black horn.
Kashira: Shibuichi plate.
Saya: Dark bwron and red color Saya.
Menuki: Crab is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka Kogatana: made of wood.
From Aoi Art: This work is from the late Muromachi period and possesses a very soft and gentle aura in its iron grain.
Additionally, the hamon features Sanbonsugi lines, giving it a soft look with gold lines and flowing sand. The koshirae is in excellent condition and is an elaborate work. I highly recommend this piece.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata was made by Miss Ayaka Tsuruta.
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.