Ordering number: 20094
Wakizashi in Shirasaya.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)(consignment sale)
Signature: Noshu Ju Kaneuji (Later-generation)
(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: Copper single habaki.
Blade length: 52.4 cm or 20.63 inches.
Sori :1.2cm or 0.47 inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.7 cm or 1.06 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.1 cm or 0.83inches.
Kasane : 0.6 cm or 0.24inches.
The weight of the sword 465 grams.
Era : middle Muromachi period. 1470.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick
with deep sori and longer kissaki Katateuchi style.
Jigane: Koitame hada and mokume hada mixed
with Jinie attach and visible to see the texture well.
Hamon :Niedeki gunome midare Tobiyaki.
In Hamon, sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Special feature: The founder of Kaneuji was a famous wordsmith
from the end of the Kamakura period, There are many,
and this work is the same. Probably made to feel like a swordsmith
at the end of the middle of the Muromachi period
The characteristics of the Mino sword are well expressed,
Sunagashi and Kinsuji are added and the Boshi is hakikake style.
It is also well-polished with unique works such as small ashi,
and Yo. It is thought that it was created as a one-handed work
which is called Katateuchi style. Because of its good shape.
NBTHK Tokubetsu kicho Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.