Ordering number: 20110
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubestu Hozon Paper)(consignmernt sale)
Signature : Tajima Kuni Ho-joji Tachibana Masanori
shinto cyujyo saku:Musashi.
Fujishiro Toko Jiten: shinto: cyujyo saku: Musashi.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki : silver single habaki.
Blade length : 51.5 cm or 20.3inches.
Sori :1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.15cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.49 cm or 0.98 inches.
Kasane : 0.688 cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword 635 grams.
Era : Edo period kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with deeper sori
and longer Kissaki very healthy sword.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Shinogoji: koitame hada and komasame hada mixed.
Hamon : From the Hamachi, rather thick nioikuchi suguha
and then rather deep nioikuchi wavy notare hamon up to the Kissaki.
Bo-shi is thick nioikuchi round shape.
Special feature:The founder of Edo Hojoji school started by Tajima
Kunimitsu who lived in Tajima and moved to Edo and educated
many students Masateru, and Masanori and other sword makers.
Generally this school’s subjects are wide and thick
with small sori healthy blade.
From Aoi Art: This sword remind us Inoue Shinkai the texture is fine
and noter like shinkai. The blade is healthy wide and thick blade
and also high ranking polisher polished this sword.
We recommend this nice sword for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.