Ordering number :20476
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(36th NBTHK Juyo Token)
Signature : Kanenaga (kencho)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs toSaijyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed double habaki.
Blade length : 54.5 cm or 21.46 inches.
Sori : 1.3cm or 0.512 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.045cm or 1.2 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.6cm or 1.024 inches.
Kasane : 0.65cm or 0.26 inches.
The weight of the sword 545 grams.
Era : Nanbokucho period. 1536.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick oosuriage mumei with bo-hi
is engraved on both sides of the blade.
Bo-shi is long bo-shi.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach and utsuri appear beautiful nice texture.
Hamon :Konie deki close to Nioideki cyoji midare with small ashi and Yo, sunagashi, kinsuji work.
Special feature:Kanenaga(Kenya) was a student of great Cyogib
But his real sword are very few of his inscriptions.
Shitoku 4th Tanto and Kakei 2nd swords are left.
both sword are tame hada with jinie attach and chikei work
Hamon is konotare, and gnome midare hamon.
and strong nice and kinsuji which is called Soden bizen.(so-syu den and mixed up Bizen den).
Saya :black roar saya.
Tsuba :On the round shape brass, country side scenery is engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Chinese phoenix is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira:On the syakusdo nanako plate, phoenix is engraved with gold color.
Kogatana: No-syu Seki Magoroku 6th generation Kanemoto saku No.
Kozuka:On the syakudo nanako plate, a ship and fishing nets are engraved with gold color.
Kogatana: No-syu Seki Magoroku 6 generation Zenkyo Kanemoto saku No.
From Aoi Art: At first glance, the magnificent appearance of this work is a majestic work
reminiscent of Cyogi, and it is wide and wide. A long-oo kissaki style
with a Nanbokucyo -style very active thick Yamagata style push up
and return Bo-shi hamon introduced well his master’s temper line.
Koshirae is Chinese phoenix bird motif issaku style nice work.
We strongly recommend this sword for you as your family’s treasure.
nets are engraved with gold color.
36th NBTHK Juyo Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.