Ordering number : 18486
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Omi Kami Tadatsuna (1st generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : silver single Habaki.
Blade length : 55.0 cm or 21.65 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.05 cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.08 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period, Manji era 1658.
Shape : wide and thick Katana with sori.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is bautifull.
Hamon : Ko Nie Deki, Choji Midare with many Ashi.
Habuchi is soft.
Special feature: There are two generations Omi Kami Tadatsuna.
The 2nd was called as Ikkanshi. He is good at engraving.
The 1st was Banshu Himeji sword smith and called as Asai.
Espacially the Choji Midare was his specialty.
That style was succeeded by 2nd genertion.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Iron, shells are engraved with gold and Shakudo color.
Menuki : Shakudo, shells are engraved with gold and copper color.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo, shells are engraved with gold and copper color.
Kozuka: Shakudo, shells are engraved with gold and copper color.
Kogai: Shakudo, shells are engraved with gold and copper color.
From Aoi Art: Normally, 1st generation Tadatsua engraved the signature “Awataguchi”. But this blade does not have it. It is very precious.
This work is typical 1st generation Tadatsuna. The Choji Midare is beautiful. The Koshirae is so nice.
We recommend this Wakizashi for you.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.