Ordering number : 19109
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Signature : Yamato Kami Yoshimichi (1st generation)
Shinto: Jyo Saku: Wazamono: Settu
(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 : Silver foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 51.6 cm or 20.31 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.16 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.20 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.70 cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword 520 grams.
Era : Edo period around Kanbun era.
Shape : Wide and thick Wakizashi.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare, around middle part of the blade,
O-Gunome Midare. In Ha, there are many Ashi and Yo.
Boshi is Nogare Togari Gokoro style.
Special feature:Yamato (No) Kami Yoshimichi, born MIshina Uzaemon
was the second son of Tamba (No) Kami Yoshimichi the First in Osaka.
Yamato (No) Kami Yoshimichi forged Sudare-ba hamon on his early works.
Influenced by Kobushigata-choji Kawachi (No) Kami kunisuke,
he showed excellent workmanship.
Yoshimichi created a characteristic choji-midare including Tora-no-o,
tiger tail in Japanese that is a point worthy of appreciation.
Saya : Black Ganseki Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, the rim is coverd with gold color.
Menuki : Shakudo, flower is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Iron with gold line color.
AOI ART estimation paper: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token