Order number : 17524
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Tanba Kami Fujiwara Yoshifusa.
(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.
Blade length : 59.0 cm or 23.22 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.05cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.86 cm or 0.73 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period Circa Enpo
Shape : It is wide nad htick shallow sori with kissaki long end.
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with jinie attached.
There is masa pattern. There are some visible crack.
Hamon : Nie Deki deep nioiguchi with suguha with mix of notare.
It is aethetic hamon.
Special feature : Tanba kami Fujiwara Yoshifusa is sword smith
that was active at Fukuoka,Echizen.
He has engraved his first signature 義房 Yoshifusa
and later on has changed his name to 吉房 Yoshifusa
which the kanji “Yoshi” different.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.