Ordering number: 21652
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(consignment sale)
Signature : Mumei (Essyu Kuniyuki)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 34.6 cm or 13.6 inches.
Sori: 0,5 cm or 0.19 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3,21cm or 1.26 inches.
Kasane: 0.42 cm or 0.16inches.
The weight of the sword:245 grams.
Era: Nanbokucho period 1368
Shape: Mitsumune style wide but thin sword. Typically Nanbokucho blade.
Jigane:Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunome-Midare with deep Nioikuchu.
Special Feature: The sword is Mitsumune style and already pass Tokubetsu
Hozon, NBTHK judged the sword is Esshu Kuniyuki. Some
parts looks like Tametsugu, but unfortunately, there are
also some scratches
From Aoi Art: There is some scratches but the sword already passed
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon and has a lot of charm points. It is
Soshuden style sword but some part looks like Tametsugu.
If we do a polish, the special feature may change a lot.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.