Wakizashi: Kanetsune

Ordering number: AS20141
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)

Signature: Kanetsune

Sue Koto: Chu Jyo Saku: Mino
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver double habaki.
Blade length: 39.3 cm or 15.47 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi: 2 
Width at the hamachi: 3.20 cm or 1.25 inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword: 375 grams.
Era: Late Muromachi period around Tensho era 1573.
Shape: Wide and thick, nice shape Hirauchi Wakizashi.
Jigane: Itame Hada and Mokue Hada mixed with Jinie attach.
visible to see the texture.
Hamon: From Hamachi is Gunome Midare and Ko Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi. Around the Monouchi part, there are large Gunome Midare with Ko Ashi. Boshi is Midarekomi and Hakikake style.

Special feature: Kanetsune was a swordsmith of Mino province.
He was active in Tensho era. He moved to Owari province and changed his name to Masatsune.

Koshirae :
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba: Iron Tsuba, landscape, and deer are engraved with gold color.
Menuki: Horsetail is engraved with gold color.
Fuchi: Shakudo, wave, and family crest are engraved with gold color.
Kashira: Iron, a flower is engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: Kanetsune was a swordsmith of Mino province.
This blade is wide and solid. There are small rust and Hakobore(chip) in the blade. The Koshirae is healthy. We recommend this Wakizashi for you.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price : 420,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

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