Wakizashi:Bishu Osafune Sukesada(not guaranteed)

Ordering number: AS16726
Wakizashi in Koshirae.

Signature: Bishu Osafune Sukesada(not guaranteed)
Eisho 5 Nen 2 Gatsu hi.
備州長船祐定

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
habaki:silber single habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 50.5cm or 19.88 inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.55cm or 1.00 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.89cm or 0.70 inches.
Kasane : 0.57cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword :415 grams
Era : Muromachi period around Eisho era.
Shape : Katate Uchi style Wakizashi.
Jigane : Eisho era’s Jigane is good quality.
Itame Hada well grained with Utsuri.
Hamon : Nie Deki, round shape Gunome Midare and Togari Gunome Midare.
In the Ha, there are Sunagashi. Boshi is Hakikake style.

Special feature: Around Eisho era’s Bishu Osafune Sukesada is similar to Oei era’s Bizen blades. In the Murokachi period, many swords with a unique body shape called one-handed swords are produced.
The sword with a short Nakago that emphasizes ease of swinging.

Koshirae :
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Naban style Tsuba.
Menuki : Ise lobster is engraved.
Fuchikashira: Iron, dragon is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka: Iron, some design is painted with gold color.

From Aoi Art: During the Oumi to Eisho era, there are nice blades unlike the works of mas-products. This blade has bright Hamon and beautiful. We do not guarantee this signature. We recommend this long Katateuchi style Wakizashi.

Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.

Auction starting Price:185,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction




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