Ordering number: 20457
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Yamashiro Daijo Minamoto Kunishige.
Fujishiro To-ko Jiten: shinto:cyujyo saku:Biccyu.
(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: 39.5 cm or 15.5inches.
Sori: 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.24 cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane :0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword ４００ grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era
Shape: The blade is a rather Wide and thick blade with regular Sori, longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached and Hadame appear clearly.
Hamon : From Hamachi, Nie deki-Suguha then Suguha with Gunome-Midare mixed then also Nioikuchi around Monouchi. Boshi is round shape with deep Nioikuchi and Yakisage style.
Special feature: Yamashiro Daijo Minamoto Kunishige is Mizuta Kunishige’s swordsmith. He likes to make a sword with strong Niedeki.
This sword has all the special feature of Mizuta Kunishige and
the workaround Monouchi and Shinogi-ji are wonderful.
NBTHK Hozon Token.(will be issued soon)
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.