Ordering number : 19490
Wakizashi in Shirasaya.(consignment sale)
Signature : Kasyu Ju Kanemaki 4th generation.
Ni Do Kiriotoshi (Saidanmei)silver inlay.
(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 single habaki.
Blade length : 53.0 cm or 20.87inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.0cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.3 cm or 0.91 inches.
Kasane : 0.65cm or 0.256 inches.
The weight of the sword 550 grams.
Era : Edo period Kyoho era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick heavy blade
with rather deep sori and regular kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach nice soft feeling texture.
Hamon :From Hanmachi, suguha start and then deep nioikuchi gunome midare like Doranba hamon
Bo-shi is round shape with deep nioikuchi.
Special feature: First-generation Kasyu Kanemaki started
from the Keicho era to Genbun er 5th generation.
I think this sword belonged to the 4th generation.
From Aoi Art : Aoi Art judged this sword as genuine signature.
The blade is wide and thick heavy healthy blade.
Jigane is koitame hada soft feeling nice texture and Hmon is active Doranba style hamon.
There is a kirikomi from the Munemachi 5cm which is called Homarekizu.
On the back, silver inlayed Hutatsu do Kiriotoshi (saidanmei)
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.