Ordering number : AS18548
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Ujifusa Saku (Seki)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : single silver Habaki.
Blade length : 34.6 cm or 13.62 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.08 cm or 1.21 inches.
Kasane : 0.78 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Wide and thick Wakizashi with Saki-Zori.
There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Choji Midare and Gunome Midare.
Boshi Kubire, Jizo-Fu.
Special feature: Ujifusa was a sword smith in late Muromachi period.
The famous sword smith name is Wakasa Kami Ujifusa.
Accrding to the clear Jigane, this blade was made around late Muromachi period.
And also the Hamon looks like Shinto’s one.
From Aoi Art: This blade is clear and does not have Shirake-Ustsuri.
The Hamon is also brilliant Choji Midare.
We recommend this Wakizashi for you.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.