Ordering number: 21657
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Tango Kami Kanemichi. 丹後守兼道
(Kikumon) Issho Kitae Motte Kanguri Tetsu Zo Kore
(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.
Sayagaki: Tango Kami Kanemichi Hacho 1 Shaku 7 Sun 4 Bu Showa Tsuchinoe Uma Toshi Fumiduki Oite Joshu Hoshi Kanzan Shi (Kao)
(Translation: Tango Kami Kanemichi, Length 52.8cm, July in 1978, at Hoshi in Joshu, by Dr. Kunzan.)
Shinto:Ryo Wazamono: Jyosaku: Settsu.
The blade was polished by the high ranking polisher.
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 52.8cm or 20.78inches.
Sori: 1.2 cm or 0.47inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.99 cm or 1.17inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.16 cm or 0.85inches.
Kasane: 0.63 cm or 0.24inches.
The weight of the sword: 500grams.
Era: The Edo period, the Kanbun era.
Shape: The blade is broad and thick, the Saya has the Sayagaki of Dr. Kunzan.
Jigane: Koitamehada gets close very well to be beautiful Osaka Jigane.
Hamon: Suguha from Hamachi, after that Gunomidare mixes with Chojimidare, Ashi works well, Boshi turns back longly and ends with Yakisage.
Special Feature: Kyo 2nd son Yoshibei, also known as Naomichi. Kanbun died in 2012 at the age of 70, a work with a beautiful style
He also works on many Kikusui ba hamon and Sudareva hamon. Kunzan sensei doesn’t maku Sayagaki I rarely do saya kgaki, but I am satisfied with the result of this work and do Sayagaki.
If it is a sword without any flaws or defects, it is a work that is thought to have been said above (Jyuyo shinsa).
From Aoi Art:Tanba Kami Kanemitsu Kikumon Isyo Tanjyo Motte Kanguri iron Zo No is forged. In addition, Kanguri iron is said to be particularly excellent iron, and it is said that the iron was used. It is said that this Kanguri iron zou was expensive and difficult to use.
It is said that this iron was also used by Motte Bize Katsumitsu and Munmitsu. It is a story of what you would like to hear.
It was a Kangaroo iron that even Tanba Kami Kanemitsu didn’t use easily. Probably, Professor Honma Kunzan was interested in this inscription. Generally, He doesn’t make sayagaki to these swords. Kono Sakuhinn no
Please purchase it with excellent work. Currently, the special preservation (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token) has passed.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.