Ordering number: AS22632
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Yokoyama Kagasuke Fujiwara Sukenaga
Kaei 2 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi Ichiyo Bizen Osafune Ju
ShinShinto: Jyo saku: Bizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 39.4cm or 15.51 inches.
Sori :1.4cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi: 2.74 cm or 1.07 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 1.87 cm or 0.73 inches.
Kasane : 0.67cm or 0.26 inches.
Era: Edo period around Kanei era.
Shape: Slightly shorter Wakizashi. It was probably a set of Daisho at that time. Regular width and thickness blade, longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Ko Itame Hada well grained. Muji style beautiful Jigane.
Hamon : From the Hamachi is Suguha Hamon and then unique Choji Midare. It called Yokoyama Choji.
Special feature: Yokoyama Kagasuke Fujiwara Sukenaga made unique Choji Midare Hamon. He trained his disciples Sukekane and many disciples. He is a swordsmith who is highly evaluated.
Saya : Nashij style patterned Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba with openwork.
There are Tekkotsu on the rim. Owari Tsuba style.
Menuki : Copper, feather is engraved.
Kojiri and other fittings: Iron.
Kozuka: Iron, crab is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.