Ordering number : 16783
Wakizashi in Koshirae.
Signature :Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Shinto Takada school.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to regular saku ranking.
Habaki :silver double habaki.
Blade length : 36.0 cm or 14.17 inches.
Sori :0.7cm or 0.276 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.42cm or 0.95inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.85cm or 0.73 inches.
Kasane :0.54 cm or 0.21inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is kowakizashi(small size wakizashi)
Jigane :koitame hada well grained with Hadatachi jigane(rough texture)
Hamon :From hamachi area, suguha with shimi and then clear suguha.Boshi is roud shape.
special feature:From Jigane and Hamon, the blade looks Takada school.
Saya : Black Ishime-Ji Saya with Ume flower.
Tsuba :round shape syakudo Kenjyo Tsuba.
Menuki : Samurai motif is engraved by syakudo plate.
Fuchikashira:On the syakudo nanako plate, samurai are engraved.
Kozuka:On the syakudo nanako
plate, kiku flowers are engraved.
Kogatana: The signature is mentioned as Tashiro Genichi Kanemoto.
From Aoi Art:Probably this wakizashi was a set f the Daisyo. At Edo period,
high ranking samurai carry dhis wakizasi as a set of Daisyo, The Koshirae is made of Syakudo Mogarashi soten school
for working at the castle.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.