Ordering number: 14804
Wakizashi in Shirasaya Shikomi-Zue(Cane)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Regular ranking.
The blade need polish.
Habaki : wooden.
Blade length : 36.2 cm or 14.25 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 1.38 cm or 0.54 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 1.14 cm or 0.44 inches.
Kasane: 0.47 cm or 0.18 inches.
Shape: Slender Mumei Wakizashi.
There is an engraving “Minamoto Masateru” on the blade.
Jigane : Itame Hada.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Ko Gunome Midare and Suguha Hamon.
Special feature: The cane that is the product of the protagonist and city of the historical drama “Zatoichi” is famous. In Europe,
since the Middle Ages, there is a similar swordstick
(Swordstick. Also called CaneSword cane sword).
Koshirae : Cherry tree Shikomi-Tsue(Cane).
There is no Tsunagi(wooden blade).
From Aoi Art: When the abandoned sword decree was issued
by the government in the Meiji era, the sword was forbidden to hold
the sword It is said that the sword walked along
the sword in a method called a shikomizue.
Aoi Art estimation paper