Wakizashi: Mumei attributed as Higo Daijo Sadakuni.(Katagiri-Ba)

Ordering number :21392

Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)

Signature : Mumei attributed as Higo Daijo Sadakuni.(Katagiri-Ba)
無銘(肥後大掾貞国 )片切り刃

shinto:yo Jyo saku:Echizen.
(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 : 32.1 cm or 12.64
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.84cm or 1.118inches.
Width at the Kissaki : cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.55cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword 275grams.
Era : Edo period Azuchi Momoyama.
Shape : The blade is unusual Katewkiri ba.
The blade is Mitsumune style and in the front, a deep hi and sohei are engraved
and also on the bach side, Goma Ebashi and a deep bo-hi are engraved.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained and visible to see the texture well.
Hamon :From the Hamachi area, suguha and then wavy notare hamon and gunome midare mixed.
Bo-shi is komaru shape.

Special feature: Higo Daijyo Sadakuni has various theories and is said to be
a master or younger brother of the first generation Yasutsugu. Similar to first generation Yasutsugu
Receive Higo Daijyo. There are many Hira wakizashi works like this work, and a work like the first Yasutsugu is produced.
He is also good at sword engraving and also produces Kenmaki ryu, Ume tree and wood. He also makes carvings like this one

From Aoi Art: It is said that he had a teacher-apprentice relationship
with Kotetsu, and that he learned about sword engraving from
Sadakuni.
On the front, probably at the beginning, Nakago has a signature, and
you can see the trace of crushing its inscription.
It is regrettable that there is a small flaw on the blade of Sashiura
about 10 cm.
Higo Daijyo Sadakuni is now said to have been a senior of the first
Yasutdugu.
Having a Keicyo shinto style, he is a magnificent piece of Engraving on
mitsu mune and dignified when looking at Hadatachi jigane.
We recommend this sunnobi Tanto to you.

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

Price : 200,000 JPY-.

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