Ordering number : AS18076
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Omi Kami Tadayoshi(6th generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single Habaki and Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 50.2 cm or 19.7 inches.
Sori :1.6cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.87cm or 1.12 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.11 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period around Kanbun
Shape : This blade is wide and thick with deep Sori and long Kissaki
Jigane :Ko-itamehada well graiend. Hizen-hada.
Hamon :Niedeki. Suguh, Gonomi-midare and Choji-midare mixed.
Special feature: Tadayoshi the 6th was Swordsmith
in Hizen province in about Kansei era.
His was son of Tadayoshi the 5th. And he was called Hashimoto Shinzaemon.
He engraved the signature “Tadahiro” while his father was alive.
He was allowed to sign “Oumi no kami ” in 1790, and he succeed to “Tadayoshi ”.
He passed away on December 6th,1815.
His blades’ features are well grained Koitame hada, and Konie around the edge of Hamon.
And he forged Notare and Suguha and Choji midare also.
This blade’s Jitetsu is very well grained Koitame hada.
And the condition is very nice. We strongly recommed this fantastic Hozon blade.
Saya :Black roiro saya
Tsuba :Octagon shape iron Tsuba, gan is engraved with open work.
Menuki :Shakudo plate, birds are engraved with gold color.
Fuchigashira:Shakudo nanakoji plate,
Familiy crest are engraved with gold color.
Kozuka:Shakudo plate, castle, bridge
and water mill engreved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: The Jigane well grained and beautiful.
The blade is also healthy. The Hamon is Gunome and Choji Midare.
It reminds of Kawachi Daijo Masahiro.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.