Ordering Number: AS23501(Consignment Sale)
Wakizashi(NBTHK Hozon Token) in Shirasaya
Inscription: Tsushima Jo 対馬掾 (The following is cut off, judged as 常光, Tsunemitsu)
Shinto: Chujyo Saku: Wazamono: Musashi
At our company, we categorize swords as finest works, excellent works, superior works, and
regular works based on the craftsmanship. This work is ranked as an excellent work in terms of its craftsmanship. It has been polished.
Habaki: double-layered habaki
Blade Length: 49.0 cm (19.29 in)
Curvature: 1.1cm (0.4 in)
Peg Holes: 3
Moto Width: 2.9cm (1.2 in)
Saki Width: 2.2cm (0.85 in)
Thickness: 0.7cm (0.3 in)
Sword Weight: 545g
Era: the early Edo period
Shape: This sword has been shortened, and only a part of inscription remains. The handwriting and other details suggest that the maker of this sword is Tsushima Kami Tachibana Tsunemitsu(対馬守橘常光) the 2nd.
Jigane: Fine Itame hada with Utsuri.
Hamon: Niedeki Choji Midare that is intense enough to reach the Shinogi.
Features: There were two generations of Tsunemitsu: the first and second. The first lived a long life and produced many works, while the second produced only a few. There were not many shinto swordsmiths who could produce reflections on the blade, and in the Edo period, many were made by Kohei and Tsunemitsu.
From Aoi Art: This sword is attractive with its gorgeous Hamon and Utsuri. We highly recommend it.
Please note: The price does not include international shipping fees.
Auction Starting Price:300,000 JPY-.