Ordering number : 18432
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Kawachi Kami Minamoto Yasunaga
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copper single Habaki.
Blade length : 54.4 cm or 21.41 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.01 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.84 cm or 0.72 inches.
Kasane : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Edo period around Enpo era.
Shape : Regular size Wakizashi.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
This is beautiful Osaka Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, from Hamachi is Suguha and then Gunome Midarre with deep Nie. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature:The Kawachi Kami Minamoto Yasunaga was working with his great master Tatara nagayuki.
He helped his master well. Therefor he didn’t make many swords even if his capable enough for making swords.
He was working at Settsu province and called Kisyu sekido(Ishido).
His subjects remind us Katayama Ichimonji from the beauty of the Jigane and also Hamon.
This sword also fantastic Jigane and also nice Ichimonji
Saya : Black Roiro Saya with some design.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, shell is engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, tiger and dragon are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: Kawachi Kami Yasunaga has a lot of sword which is good work.
The sword also good work and koshirae is good condiion.
Aoi Art estimation Paper : NBTHK Hozon Tokubetsu hozon paper.