Ordering number : 19180
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei (unsigned) attributed as Sue seki.
Sue Koto: Chu Jyo Saku: Mino
(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 failed double habaki.
Blade length : 31.2cm or 12.28 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm or 0.15 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.91 cm or 1.14 inches.
Kasane : 0.22 cm or 0.08 inches.
The weight of the sword grams.
Era: Late Muromachi period of 1532(487years ago)
Shape: The sword is Shobu zukuri style rather wide and this with some sori.
On the front, engraved So Kenmaki dragon
and on the back, sanstript are engraved.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful nice jigane.
Hamon :Konie deki suguha and gunome midare mixed
and bo-shi is notare and sakizume style.
Special feature: This wakizashi looks Kanetaka in seek school.
but it is difficult to say which swordsmith exactly.
Saya: It is a stylish design that engraves many streaks
on dark brown and black pods.
Tsuba : square shape silver plate, small mimi engrave
and dandelions and dragonfly and ask in the distance,
sun and clouds are engraved.
Fuchikashira: On the shakudo nanako plate, engraving the pattern
of a warrior crawling on a horse in a horse with gold color.
It is a wonderful work that makes you feel good movement
Kozuka: on the shakudo plate, a dragon and waves are engraved with gold color.
Kurikata: On the copper plate some mushrooms, leaves are engraved with gold color.
Menuki: This is a stunning work in which a pattern called Oni Shoki is carved on the left and right. (I don’t know if it’s pure gold)
Demon and god Shoki.
From Aoi Art: This Koshirae is wonderful to work and also nice grabbed wakizashi.
We recommend this Tanto with Koshirae for you.
NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.