Ordering number : 18236
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(Consignment sale)
Signature : Yamato Kami Yoshi…(Michi) (No guarantee)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to regular saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : Copper single habaki.
Blade length : 59.3 cm or 23.346 inches.
Sori :0.6cm or 0.24inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.05cm or 1.2 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.25 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Edo periosd Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with small sori and long kissaki.
Jigane : Koitame hada well grained, Jinie attached, nice texture.
Hamon : Nie deki, Sudareba hamon with double hamon and ashi working, Boshi is round shape.
Special Feature : Yamato (No) Kami Yoshimichi, was the second son of Osaka Tanba no Kami Yoshimichi the first generation.
Some of his early works have Sudareba.
The Kosbushi Choji Midare was influenced by Kawachi no Kami Kunisuke.
Unfortunately we judge this sword as gimei (fake).
Saya : Red color saya.
Tsuba : On the round shape iron tsuba, many cranes are engraving.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, plaant is engraved.
Fuchikashira : on the syakudo nanako plate, horse is engraved.
From Aoi Art : The sword has the signature “Yamato Kami Yoshi..” and the Hamon is Sudareba but we don’t think this signature is genuine.
But the sword itself is fine and in good condition, the length is about as long as a Katana.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.