Ordering number : 17372(Consignment Sale)
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Mumei (Osafune Sukesada)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold and silver foiled double Habaki.
Blade length : 51.3 cm or 20.19 inches.
Sori : 1.1 cm or 0.43 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.80 cm or 1.10 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.35 cm or 0.92 inches.
Kasane : 0.61 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Osuriage Mumei Wakizashi.
The width of Hamachi and Kissaki are almost same size.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are light Utsuri.
Shinogiji: Itame Hada with Masame Hada.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Notare Hamon with many Ko-Ashi and Yo.
Boshi is Midarekomi and Yakisage style.
Special feature: The NBTHK jugded the blade as Osafune Sukesada.
But we are sure this blade is not mass-producted.
We guess that the blade is Harumitsu.
From Aoi Art: Generally speaking Osafune Sukesada is called Mass productive items and the Jigane is not good quality.
But this blade is healthy and large volume.
We recommend this Wakizashi.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 250,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)