Ordering number : 10224
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Mutsu Kami Kaneshige
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 47.3 cm or 18.62 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.4 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword : 500 grams.
Era : Edo period around Kanbun era.
Shape : Wide and thick Wakizashi with small Sori.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful Osaka Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha with thick Nioikuchi.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: Mutsu Kami Kaneshige was also called Mutsu Kami Kaneyasu.
He was from Tango province. He was a Hidari Mutsu disciple.
His signature is similar to his father.
Saya : Kawariuri Saya.
Tsuba : Iron Tsuba, Ume flower is engraved with gold and silver color.
Menuki : Shakudo, flower is engraved with gold and silver color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako, persons and Ume flowers are engarved with gold and silver color.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.