Ordering number : 07490
Wakizashi in Koshirae.(Chigozashi style)
Signature : Izumi Kami Kinmichi (Not guarantee)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)
This sword Izumi Kami Kinmichi (not guarantee) belongs to regular ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 44.7 cm or 17.59 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 1.86 cm or 0.73 inches.
Width at the Kissaki :1.28cm or 0.50 inches.
Kasane : 0.46cm or 0.18 inches.
Era : Edo Genroku era.
Shape The blade is called Chigo sashi which is slender sword for child boy.
Jigane : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha and kogunome midare.
Middle part of the blade wild feeling niedeki reached to Shinogi line. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : This sword is called Chigo sashi which was used as family’s boy’s healthy educated future.
At that time Edo period, family succession system was very severe.
If the family wasn’t born the boy, Tokugawa Syogun confiscate his status Samurai.
So It is the most important to make successor of the family.
The family can achieve the relief and maintain family’s peace their life by boy’s birth.
The family and relatives congratulate boy’s sound growth by presenting this Chigosasi.
A family succession system is severe.
The status when the boy wasn’t born for the family, which confiscates a patrimony from the Shogunate, and is a warrior
There was danger I do HA disappearance of.
Tsuba : On the thick iron tsuba, engrave some family crest and other desine open work.Late Edo period.
Saya : On the black isimeji saya, black bands are painted.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, flower is engraved with gold color.Late Edo period.
Fuchikashira : On the syakudo nanako plate, bird and some designe are engraved with gold color. Edo period.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.