Wakizashi: Mumei (unsigned)

Ordering number : 1808381

Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae. (guarantee : NBTHK Hozon paper)

Signature : Mumei (unsigned)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijo saku, Jojo saku Jo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jo saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : Copper single Habaki.
Blade length : 51.8 cm or 20.4 inches.
Sori : 1.52 cm or 0.6 inches.
Mekugi : 2 
Width at the Hamachi : 2.67cm or 1.05 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.83 cm or 0.72 inches.
Kasane : 0.57 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Early Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is Oosuriage Mumei (cut shortened), wide and thick with deep curve and long Kissaki.
Jigane : Itame-hada well grained with Jinie attach and Shirake Utsuri appears on surface of the blade.
Hamon : Niedeki Suguha Hamon brite and clear. Boshi is round shape and brush up Kissaki.

Special feature : We guess that this blade forged at early Muromachi period.
Jigane is Koitame hada with Shirake Utsuri and soft feeling.
This sword is typical early Muromachi period Jignae and also as Shinogi-ji.
This blade is bright and clear Hamon and nice Jigane.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the oval iron tsuba, a family crest is engraved
and brass and also cherry flowers are engraved open work.
Fuchi-kashira : Kojiri:other fittings are copper plate.
Saya :On the blue shell powder, family crest is painted by gold color.
Menuki : bird design is engraved with gold color.

Guarantee : NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 295,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

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