Ordering number: 12480
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Sagami Kami Fujiwara Kunitsuna
Shinto: Chu Saku: Echizen
(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.
Habaki : Suaka with silver color
Blade length : 46.7cm or 18.38inches.
Sori :1.1cm or 0.43 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.19cm or 1.25inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.35cm or 0.91inches.
Kasane : 0.80 cm or 0.31inches.
The weight of the sword 570 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori with oo kissaki style.
Jigane :Itame had with masanagare and visible to see the texture.
Hamon :Niedeki suguha bright and clear.
Bo-shi is big round bo-shi.
special feature:Sagami Kami Fujiwara Kunitsuna was a student of the Echizen Kanetane.
He was working at Echizen province and name dahei Jo.
The blade is wide and thick and longer kisaki which means Kanei style.
Generally his sword has fault of rough jigane on the Shinogiji but this sword is
pretty nice condition. I think this blade is his Jyojyo saki ranking high level
quality blade. We recommend this nice sword.
From Aoi Art: Recently it is rather hard to look for massive wide wakizashi.
The blade is oo kissaki nice looking shape.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.