Ordering number : 18002
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei(Mino Senjuin)
(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.
Blade length : 53.0 cm or 20.86 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.10 cm or 0.82 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.62 cm or 0.63 inches.
Kasane : 0.48 cm or 0.18 inches.
Era : Early Muromachi period(1400)
Shape : Osuriage Mukei, elegant shape Wakizashi.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Usturi.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha base Gunome Midare.
Boshi is round shape Sankaku Boshi.
Special feature:Mino was the next largest province after Bizen in population of swordsmiths.
It is said that Kuninaga, the founder of Mino-Senjuin School moved
from Yamato province influenced by disturbances during the Nambolu-cho period.
It was the period of the Northern and Southern dynasties, ca.
1300’s during which there were two rival lines of emperors.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya, flowing of water with gold color.
Tsuba : Shakudo Nanako Tsuba, Kiri mon is engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Family crest is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako Tsuba, Kiri mon and Kiku flower are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: At a glance, it looks Bizen blade, but NBTHK judged this blade as Mino Senjuin.
This blade was made around early Muromachi period.
The Koshirae is nice. The Jugane has nice Utsuri.
We recommend this Wakizashi for you.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.