Ordering number: 22194
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Echigo Kami Kanesada(the 1st generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to ranking.
habaki: Gold foiled Habaki and Shakudo Habaki
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 50.454cm or 19.86inches.
Sori :1.06 cm or 0.41inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.03cm or 1.19inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.18cm or 0.85inches.
Kasane :0.7 cm or 0.27inches.
The weight of the sword: 475 grams
Era : The Kanbun era, the Edo period.
Shape : The blade is normally broad and slightly thick with slightly longer Kissaki. Well-
Jigane : Koitamehada becomes really fine with Jinie to be beautiful Jigane. Ohada is
Hamon : Suguha from Hamachi, after that Gunomemidare with deep Nioikuchi and there are uneven changes. Sunagashi and Kinsuji work. Boshi is round Hakikake and turns back.
Special feature: Echigo Kami Kanesada(1st) was originally called Yamada Taira Dayu and a pupil of Iga Kami Kanemichi. The 2nd of this family is that famous “Terukane”. Terukane had learnt the skills of the 1st, but later he learnt Echizen Kami Sukehiro and succeeded in making Doran-ba. The 1st made extreme and active Hamon with deep Nioikuchi, not Doran-ba.
Tsuba: Round shaped iron Tsuba. Butterflies are engraved with openwork.
Fuchikashira: Silver-Nanako plate.
Saya: Painted with Shu
Menuki: Tiger is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: This work is similar to the works of the 2nd, which has deep Nioikuchi. Koshirae is also really nice. We truly recommend this one to you. Now, it has NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta