Wakizashi : Mumei(Taima Tomokiyo)(NBTHK 61st NBTHK Juyo Paper)

Order number : AS17097

Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK 61st NBTHK Juyo Paper)

Signature : Mumei(Taima Tomokiyo)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Blade length : 51.2 cm or 20.15 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.1 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.75 cm or 1.08 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho period.
Shape : Shinogi Tsukuri, Mitsumune, Okissaki Wakizashi.
Jigane : Itame Hada Nagare, with Masa and visible to see the texture.
There are fine Jinie and Chikei.
Hamon : Suguha base with Notare and Ko-Gunome Midare.
Habuchi is Hotsure. There are Kuichigai-Ha.
There are Ko-Ashi, Kinsuji. Boshi is Notare small round Hakikake shape.

Special feature: The founder of the Taima school started by Kuniyuki and continued from Late Kamakura period to Nanbokucho period.
In Yamato school, Tegai, Sikkake, Taima, Senjyuin, and Hosho are divided.
Those swords are almost Mumei. The NBTHK appraised this blade as Taima Tomokiyo.
This Wakizashi has Itame Hada with Masa. The Jinie is thick.
This blade is typical Taima school. The Jiha is kept in a good state.

From Aoi Art: This Jigane of this Wakizashi is so nice.
And also, the works of Ha is good. This blade remind us of Soshu.
This thick Nioikuchi looks like Yukimitsu.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
We realy see this kind of sword. We recommend this Wakizashi very much.

NBTHK 61st NBTHK Juyo Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Auction Starting Price : 1,800,000 JPY-. (including shipping fee to overseas)

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