Ordering number: 13070
Wakizashi in Koshirae.
Signature: Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Echizen Shinto.
(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.
Habaki : Silver and brass double habaki.
Blade length : 38.1cm or 15 inches.
Sori : 1.1cm or 0.433inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.76cm or 1.987 inches.
Kasane : 0.53cm or 0.21 inches.
The weight of the sword 315 grams.
Era : Early Edo period.
Shape : The blade is Shobu zukuri hibachi wakizashi.
Jigane :Itamae hada well grained with jinie attach.
Shinogi ji:Itame hada and massage mixed.
Hamon :Niedeki suguha rather tight with sunagashi, kinsuji work.
Boshi is Yakizume style.
Special feature:From the Jigane and Hamon,
the sword looks Echizen or Mino style.
But early Edo period, many Hirauchi style
wakizasi were produced in Ecgizen province.
Saya :black urusinuri saya.
Tsuba :On the mokko style shibuichi plate,
stringer is engraved and on the back. snail is engraved.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, the god Daikoku is engraved.
From Aoi Bijyutsu:From The jigane and Hamon,
the blade looks Yamato style special feature.
If you check inside of the blade, you can see the sunagashi
and Kinsuji well. Koshirae is also simple design
but it is interesting subject.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.