Ordering number: 19647
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(35th NBTHK Juyo Paper)(Consignment Sale)
Signature: Mumei attributed as Jitsua
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.(the top ranking)
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold failed J single habaki.
Blade length : 51.1cm or 20.118 inches.
Sori :0.8 cm or 0.315 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.83cm or 1.114inches.
Kasane :0,38 cm or 0.15inches.
The weight of the sword 500 grams.
Era : 1326. Kamakura period
Shape : The blade is Nagamaki naoshi style ,Osuriage mumei.
Jigane :Itame hada and mokume hada and also big itame, Masame work.
Shinogi ji also same pattern so the sword must be Muku style sword.
Hamon :Nie deki deep nioi kuchi and notare mixed
and sunagashi, kinsuji work. It likes spread silver sands.
Special feature: Jitsua is Samoji’s son and son of the Sairen.
At a glance, the blade looks like Norishige Ecchu province. I think these wordsmiths must be some connection between these makers.
From Aoi Art: This Jitsua is quite nice Hadamono like Norishige blackish
deep nioi kuchi with kinsuji and sunagshi.
If someone loves hadamono, we recommend this sword for you.
35th NBTHK Juyo Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.