Ordering number : 17374
Wakizashi in Koshirae. (Consignment Sale)
Signature :Mumei(unsigned) (attributed as Owari seki school. Aoi Art Kantei.)
(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 by good polisher.
Habaki :double copper with silver color habaki.
Blade length :39.8cm or 15.67 inches.
Sori :1.2cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.77cm or 1.1 inches.
Width at the Kissaki :1.95 cm or 0.77inches.
Kasane : 0.59cm or 0.23inches.
Era : Edo period Enpo era.
Shape : The blade is regular thickness and width with longer kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach soft feeling texture.
Hamon :Niedeki togari gunome midare and round shape Boshi.
Special feature:From the Jigane and Hamon, the blade was made at Owari province which is called Owariseki.Owari seki means that mino sword makers moved to Owari and mixed up good cut well sword.
Saya :black roiro saya.
Tsuba :On round syakudo plate, a designe of horse is engraved with gold color.
Menuki : On the syakudo olate, forse is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira:On the syakudo plate, horse is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka:On the syakudo plate, horse is engraved with gold color.
Kogatana:The signature is mentioned Awataguchi Ikkansi Tadatsuna. not reliable.
From Aoi-Art: The blade is healthy nice jigane and hamon and also nice Koshirae all matching designe.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.