Order number : 17114
Wakizashi in Shirasaya.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Sagami Kami Fujiwara Yasuyuki
Shinto: Ryo saku: Owari
(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 : silver Ganseki single Habaki.
Blade length : 53.8 cm or 21.18 inches.
Sori : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.76 cm or 1.08 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.16 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Edo perid, Enpo era.
Shape : Reglar size Katana. There are Bo-Hi on both side.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is clear.
Hamon : Nie Deki, from the Hamachi is Suguha and then thick Nioukuchi Gunome Midare and O-Gunome Midare.
Kissaki is roun Yakisage shape.
Special feature: Sagami Kami Fujiwara Yasuyuki is a sword smith of Owari province. He moved from Mino to Owari.
He was inspired by Hida Kami Ujifusa.
From Aoi Art: The style of Sagami Kami Fujiwara Yasuyuki is widely made as Mino style and O-Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
At a glance, this blade is full of rustic charm, like as Hida Kami Ujifusa.
This thick Nioikuchi and Yakisage style is simillar masterpiece of Mizutakunishige.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.