Order number : 14725
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Tanba Kami Fujiwara Yoshihifusa.
The blade is polished.
Blade length : 59.0 cm or 23.2 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 : Wide and thick blade with shallow curve, long end Kissaki.
Jitetsu : Itame-hada well grained with Jinie attached. There is Masa-nagare pattern. There are some visible crack.
Hamon : Nie Deki deep Nioikuchi with Suguha with mix of Notare. Hamon is aethetic.
Special feature : Tanba Kami Fujiwara Yoshifusa is sword smith that was active at Fukuoka, Echizen province.
He has first engraved his signature 義房 Yoshifusa and later on has changed his name to 吉房 Yoshifusa which the Kanji “Yoshi” different. 義 has a meaning such like justice’, 吉 has a meaning for a good fortune.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
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