Ordering number: 20599
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(consignment sale)
Signature: Yamato Kami Yasusada
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 58.8cm or 23.15inches.
Sori: 1.212cm or 0.477inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.13cm or 1.226inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.28cm or 0.898inches.
Kasane: 0.67cm or 0.264 inches.
The weight of the sword: 605 grams.
Era: Edo period Kanbun era
Shape: The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane: Itame hada and Mokube hada mixed with active item hada.
Hamon: Niedeki notate hamon with thick nioikuchi, double hamon, kinsuji and sunagashi
Special feature: Yamato (No) Kami Yasusada was a deshi(student) of the
First generation Yasutsugu of Echizen province. The First Shogun
Tokugawa Ieyasu permitted Yasutsugu the First using hollyhock
crest and the character Yasu.
Yasusada mainly forged sword at Edo and their collaboration survives with his master
Yasutsugu. Yasusada is in the first year of the Meireki (1655)
He was invited by the Date clan and made a Dedication sword in Oshu Sendai.
From Aoi Art: Yamato Kami Yasusada is quite well known swordsmith cut well sword. We
can see many sword with Tameshigiri (cutting test)by Yamano Kaemon Hisashide.
as you know Shinsengumi which was guarded Tokugawa Shogun at kyo-to, captain
Okita Soshi and a member Ooishi Kuwajiro both had Yamato Kami Yasusada cut well
This story rise in popularity of this sword.
AOI Bijyutasu Syosin Kanteisyo : NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token whole
This sword is almost sword length and healthy excellent zJigane.
Hamon is also wonderful thick nioikguchi wavy temper line with sunagashi, kinsuji.
We strongly recommend this rear sword for you .
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata