Ordering number: 22096
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Rakuyoshi Minamoto Sei Ogura Morizane.
Keiou 3 Nen chuushu.
(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 :Gold color single habaki.
Blade length : 47.1 cm or 18.5 inches.
Sori :0,3 cm or 0.11 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3,47cm or 1.36 inches.
Kasane :0,65 cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword 470 Grams
Era : Late of Edo period, Keio 3rd
Shape : Wude and thick sword. Bohi are engraved on both sides.
Jigane : Itame-Hada and Mokume Hada mixed Shoshuden style sword.
Hamon : Niedeki Gunome-Midare. Ashi, Sunagashi, Kinsuji worked. Boshi is round shape Hakikake style.
Special feature: This sword smith used to be a Samurai, He make nice swords but not so famous because he started making sword 1 year before Japanese swords was prohibited. His sword is very rare, we recommend you this sword.The sword looks similar to Hosokawa Masayoshi.
Aoi Art estimation paper : NBTHK Hozon Token
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta