Ordering number : 17468
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature : Mishina Tanba Kami Yoshimichi(2nd)
Enpo 3 nen 2 gatsu Kichijitsu
Sayagaki: written by Dr. Kanzan.
Mishina Tanba Kami Yoshimichi, Enpo 3 nen 2 gatsu Kichijitsu.
Osaka Tanba, nice blade, blade length is 53cm.
Shinto: Chujo Saku: Ryo Wazamono: Settsu province.
(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 : Gold foiled single.
Blade length : 53.0cm or 20.87inches.
Sori :1.364cm or 0.537inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.17cm or 1.25inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.485 cm or 0.98inches.
Kasane : 0,77cm or 0.303inches.
Era : Edo period, Enpo era. 1675.
Shape : Wide and thick, healthy blade.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
It is Osaka Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Hamachi is Suguha, and then Sudare-Ba with thick Nioikuchi.
Boshi is Midarekomi, Togari gokoro shape.
There are Tama(circular Hamon) in the Boshi.
Special feature: The Mishina School in Kyoto has four schools; Kyo-Tamba (No) Kami,
Fushimi-Tamba (No) Kami, Osaka-Tamba (No) Kami and Yamato (No) Kami.
This blade is Osaka Tanba school which separated from Kyo-Tanba school.
From Aoi At: Kyo Tanba school, they engraved Kiku-mon.
But the Osaka Tanba school does not have it.
The style of Kyo Tanba is almost Sudare-Ba.The blade of first and second generation are active Soshu-Den style.
This blade is excellent Jigane. The Hamon is active and nice Sudare-ba.
The date was engraved on the Nakago that is precious.
The Sayagaki was written by Dr. Kanzan.
NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.