Ordering number : 19404
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NTHK estimation paper)(consignment sale)
Signature : Yamato Daijo Fujiwara Masanori(not guarantee)
Shinto: Jyo Saku: Echizen
(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 was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed double habaki.
Blade length : 40.8 cm or 10.1inches.
Sori : 1.1 or 0.43 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.27 cm or 1.29 inches.
Kasane : 0.71cm or 0.3 inches.
The weight of the sword 370 grams.
Era : Edo Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori.
On the front, engraved Bo-hi and Goma hash and
on the back, goma hashi is engraved.
Jigane :Itame had well grained and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Nie deki gunome midare and boshi is round shape Togari style.
Special feature:It is said that Yamato Daijyo Masanori the First was descended
from Sanjo Yoshinori. Yoshinori was the representative swordsmith of Yamashiro province
in the middle Muromachi period. Masanori was born at Miyazu in Tango province and learned
under his father Norimitsu. Masanori lived in Kyoto for a period of time and moved to Echizen province,
present Fukui prefecture. He worked as a retained swordmisth of the Matsudaira family, a near relation of the Tokugawas.
From Aoi Art : The sword is gorgeous Hirauchi style sunnobi
style wakizashi well balanced sakizori style.
This sword is consignment sale without Kanteisyo.
So we sell the sword as no guarantee the signature.
The signature is very close but slightly questionable signature.
Probably NBTHKwill be judged as Horyu judge
whether the blade’s signature is good or not.
But the sword itself looks like Echizen shinto.
gorgeous healthy blade with gold failed double habaki.
Shirasaya: In order to keep Japanese sword in good condition is keeping in the Suirasaya the best way not in Koshirae.
Aoi Art estimation paper (Aoi Bijyutsu Evaluation certificate）
NTHK estimation paper: whole Oshigata.
Price : 175,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)