Wakizashi: Mumei(Ko Kongohyoe)

Ordering number: 20595
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature:Mumei(Ko Kongohyoe)
無銘(古金剛兵衛)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length:53.2 cm or 20.94 inches.
Sori:1.0cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi:2
Width at the hamachi:3.03cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.6 cm or 1.02 inches.
Kasane:0.7cm or 0.27inches.
The weight of the sword:635 grams.
Era: Early Nanbokucho period.
Shape: O-Suriage Mumei, wide and thick sword but Sori is regular. Boshi is engraved on both side and Kissaki is O-Kissaki style.
Jigane: Masame style, Utsuri is visible clearly.
Hamon:Ko-Niedeki , Suguha. Ko-Ashi and Nijuba worked, Boshi is Komaru style.

Special feature:Generally Kongohyoe is treated as Moritaka in the Muromachi period, Ko Kongohyoe(Old Kongohyoe) means the swords made by Kongohyoe at the time from the Kamakura period from Nambokucho period. What is rare about this sword is, that we can see the making style of those days. Especially the Hamon in the Hachu with Masame-ish black flows resemble Hokkoku-mono.

Koshirae:
Tsuba:Round shaped iron Tsuba
Fuchikashira:
Fuchi:Shakudo plate, a bear/rabbit/wild boar are engraved with gold color.
Kashira:Shakudo plate, a bear/rabbit/wild boar are engraved with gold color.
Saya:Dark brown Aogai Chirashi Saya
Menuki:Shakudo plate, horse is engraved.
Kojiri:Iron plate, bamboo is engraved with Gold Urushi.
Kozuka:Shakudo Nanako plate, The God of Fortune who is having a rest is engraved with gold color.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price: 400,000 JPY-.

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