Order number : 17253
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Signature : Yamato Kami Yoshimichi
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper double habaki.
Blade length :48.4 cm or 19.05 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.14 cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Kasane : 0.7555 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Edo period, Kanbun era.
Shape : Wide and thick Shobu-Tsukuri Wakizashi.
There are Bo-Hi and Soe-Hi on both side.
Jitetsu: Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. It is nice Osaka Jigane.
Hamon: Ko-Nie Deki Sugugha with Ko-Ashi. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature :Koshirae: 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.
This blade is Suguha hamon which is very rare item for the Yamato Kami Yoshimich
Tsuba: Round shape Iron Tsuba. The bird is engraved with copper and gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako, heron is engraved with gold color.
Saya: The crunk of cherry blossoms is engraved with gold color.
Menuki: Shakudo, heron is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.