Ordering number: 22341
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Mei: (Aoi Mon) Yasutsugu Oite Echizen Saku Kore(Echizen 3rd)
Shinto Jyo saku Echizen
(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.
habaki: Copper single habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length:52.9cm or 20.82inches.
Sori:0.9cm or 0.35inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.09cm or 1.21inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.19cm or 0.86inches.
Kasane:0.66cm or 0.25inches.
The weight of the sword:530grams
Era: The Edo period
Shape: The blade is broad and thick with adequate Sori and longer Kissaki. Well-shaped.
Jigane: Koitamehada is very dense with Jinie. Beautiful Jihada.
Hamon: Niedeki from Hamachi, Suguha with deep Nioikuchi, Gunomemidare, Nioikuchi gets deeper from the mid part, thick Suguha with Ashi. Sunagashi works in Hachu and the blade is bright. Apparently it looks like Motohira in Satsuma.
From Aoi Art: We have never seen his works with this deepness of Nioikuchi. It must be his masterpiece. It is powerful and has enough length. We truly recommend this to you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
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