Ordering number : 18400
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Mumei attributed as Takada school.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saki ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length : 49.5cm or 19.5 inches.
Sori :2.0cm or 0.79 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.73cm or 1.75 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.05 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.59cm or 0.232 inches.
Era : Edo period Genroku era.
Shape : The sword is Ubu nakago
with rather thick with deep sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame and mokume had mixed
with jinie attach soft feeling nice Jigane.
Hamon :Nie deck suguha and some part is thick nioikuchi
Boshi is round shape hakikake style.
Special feature:The sword is Ubunakago
with deep sori so the blade looks Echizen or Takada school.
But the blade has deep sori so the sword might be Takada school.
Saya :black roar saya.
Tsuba :On the round shape kick flower and leave are engraved.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, a dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira. On the syakudo nanako plate,
dragon is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The sword is Mumie and Ubu nakago style deep sori
which looks like Takada or Echizen.
But the blade is deep sori so the sword must be Takada school.
The blade is elegant nice sori and also Koshirae is old middle Edo period.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.