Ordering number : 19324
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei(Oku Izumi Kami Tadashige)
Shinto: Syusaku: Satsuma
(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.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :gold wrapped single habaki.
Blade length : 53.2 cm or 20.94 inches.
Sori :1.2cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.72 cm or 1.07 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.02 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.57cm or 0.22 inches.
Weight of the blade: 495 grams
Era : Edo period Ho-ei era. 1704.
Shape : The blade has suriage and Machiokuri regular width
thickness with suitable sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach
and also many Chikei work very clean texture.
Shinogoji:Koitame had well grained with small massage had mixed.
Hamon :From Hamachi area, kogunome midair and then deep nioikuchi
gunome midare. In Hamon, many sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Bo-shi is deep nioikuchi round shape hakikake style.
Special feature:Oku Izumi Kami Tadsashige was a student
of Sukehiro and a son of the Oku Tadakiyo called Mondo uemon
who passed away in Kyoho 5th.
Saya :Black color Ishimeji saya.
Tsuba :The Tsuba is square shape iron Tsuba,
open work sime designe and
inlayed brass line. Heianjyo Tsuba.
Menuki : On the syakudo platen Kiku flower is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art : This sword has a lot of activities with jinie
and Chikei on the clay nice koitame hada which looks like Sosyu Koto blade.
It looks Sa moji. Probably the blade was cut shortened as
It may have been tampered to show the old sword.
I’m sorry because it’s good.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.