Ordering number : 19365
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)(consignment sale)
Signature : Tanba Kami Fujiwara Yoshifusa.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : copper single habaki.
Blade length : 35.7 cm or 14.05 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.96 cm or 1.16 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
The weight of the sword: 335 grams.
Era : Edo period Enpo era. 1673.
Shape : The blade is hibachi style long with small sori nice shape.
Jigane :Koitame had and mokume had mixed
with jinie attach beautiful nice texture.
Hamon :Notare hamon and wavy gunome midare with soft habuchi.
Bo-shi is round Togari bo-shi and turns back yakisage style.
Special feature:Tanba Kami Fujiwra Yoshifusa was working
in Enpo era at Echizen province.
Saya :black color Ishimeji saya.
Tsuba :On the round shape syakudo nanako plate, engraving flowers and vine are engraved with gloss color.
Menuki : On the syakudo black color,
a flower is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira:On the shakudo plain plate, flower and vine are engraved with gold color.
Kozuk: On the shakudo migaki ji, flowers and vine are engraved with gold color.
Kogai:On the shakudo migaki ji, flowers and vine are engraved with gold color.
Kurikta:Kojiri:Black color urushi, vine and flowers are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art : The wakizashi is elegant nice shape
and also nice Jigane and Hamon.
Koshire is also nice quality , Please watch the pictures of the Koshirae.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.