Ordering number : 18494
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Yokoyama Kouzuke Daijo Fujiwara Sukesada
Bishu Osafune Junin
Shinto: Jyo Saku: Bizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo jyo saku anking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length : 44.2 cm or 17.40 inches.
Sori :1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.975 cm or 0.94 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.30 cm or 0.90 inches.
Kasane : 0.70cm or 0.275 inches.
Era : Edo period around Kanbun era.
Shape : Wide and thick Wakizashi.
There are Bo-Hi and Soe-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Ko-Nie Deki and Nioi Deki, from Hamachi is Suguha and then Kanizume style Hamon. Boshi is Notare Hakikake style.
Special feature: Yokoyama Kozuke Daijyo Fujiwara Sukesada was called Heibei who was a son of the Shichibei Jyo Sukesada.
He spent long life until 89 years of age.
At late Muromachi period, Bizen school was prospered
but unfortunately, the flood of the river Yosino,
Bizen school was completely destroyed
and also the reason of the peaceful era Edo.
It is not necessary to produce swords anymore.
At Edo period just few sword makers Bizen school like
Yokoyama Kozuke Daijyo Fujiwara Sukesada
and others were making few swords.
This blade has NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper.
Koshirae : Han-Tachi Koshirae.
Saya : brown color Saya.
Tsuba : Mokko shape Shakudo Tsuba, some pattern is engraved.
Menuki : Copper, flower is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Kojiri: Shakudo Nanako, with gold line.
From Aoi Art: This blade is wide and thick Wakizashi.
Sukesada recreated Kanizume style Hamon
which was made in Muromachi period.
We recommend this nice Wakizashi for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.