Ordering number: AS22435
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Mumei(judged as Soshu Hirotsugu)
Late Koto blade:Jyo saku:Sagami
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki
The blade is polished by high ranking polisher.
Blade length:34.8 cm or 13.7inches.
Sori:0.91cm or 0.35inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.06cm or 1.20inches.
Width at the Kissaki:0.91cm or 0.35inches.
Kasane:0.63cm or 0.24inches.
The weight of the sword:275grams
Era: The Bunmei era, the Muromachi period. 1469
Shape: The blade is broad and adequately thick with a warp on the tip.
Jigane: Koitamehada is mixed with Mokumehada. Elaborate Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunomemidare, upper part has also Ha. Boshi turns back sharply and the tip is Midarekomi.
Special feature: Apparently, it looks like Hitatsura. Especially, Jigane is really beautiful and polish was done extremely skillfully.
Tsuba: Owari-ish Tsuba.
Fuchikashira: Brass plate. Dots are engraved with colors.
Saya: Black bumpy Saya
Menuki: Shakudo plate. Shishi-dogs are engraved.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako plate. Shishi-dogs are engraved with gold color.
Kogatana: Mei-Oumi Kami Fujiwara Masashige
From Aoi Art: Wakizashi with a warp on the tip, and beautiful Jigane. It is Soshuden work. Koshirae is made really elaborately. We truly recommend this to you.
NBTHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta