Ordering number: AS20191
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)(Koshirae: NBTHK Hozon Tosogu)
Signature: Mumei(Sue Mihara)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 36.1cm or 14.2inches.
Sori :0.6cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.51cm or 0.98 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.77cm or 0.69inches.
Kasane : 0.49cm or 0.19inches.
The weight of the sword 260 grams.
Era : End of Muromachi
Shape : Small Wakizashi which has Suriage and Machiokuri. Regular width and
thickness, shallow Sori and longer Kissaki
Jigane :Ko-itame-Hada well grained softly. Jinie attached and there is Shirake Utsuri.
Hamon : Nie-deki Suguha and Uchinoke.
Boshi: Notare and turn back round.
Special feature: Sue Mihara is Sword smith of Higo, the originator was active in End of Kamakura called Ko Mihara, swords made
in early of Muromachi called Mihara and the swords made
in end of Muromachi called Sue Mihara.
Tsuba: On round copper Tsuba, Plants and moon is engraved with gold color
Fuchikashira: On a copper plate, plants and flying bird are engraved.
Saya: Black Ishime Saya
Menuki: On a copper plate, a monkey is engraved with gold color
Kojiri: Copperplate, line is engraved with gold color
Kozuka: On copper plate, flying bird is engraved.
Kogatana: Has Mei as Sagamikuni Jyunin Hiromitsu (Gimei)
Kurikata: On copper plate, plants and bird is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The small Wakizashi was attributed as Sue Mihara made in
end of Muromachi. Soft Jigane and there is Shirake Utsuri,
Hamon is Suguha and Uchinoke. It is good to attribute the
sword to Sue Mihara. Koshirae is united by copper. We
recommend this sword for you.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Koshirae: NBTHK Hozon Tosogu
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.