Wakizashi:Fuyuhiro Saku(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering number: 22272
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature : Fuyuhiro Saku 冬廣作
8 Gatsu Kichijitsu 8月吉日

Suekoto: Chusaku: Wakasa
(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: Gold foiled single Habaki
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 34.4cm or 13.54inches.
Sori : 0.6cm or 0.23inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.84cm or 1.11inches.
Kasane : 0.56cm or 0.22inches.
The weight of the sword 280 grams
Era : Around the Tembun era, the Muromachi period
Shape : The blade is large, flat(Hirauchi) Wakizashi with Sori at the tip.
Jigane : Itamehada is mixed with Mokumehada. Hadame is soft.
Hamon : Niedeki, big roundish Gunomemidare, slightly squared Gunome. Boshi turns back round and deeply.

Special feature: He is a child of Myo-oh Fuyuhiro, called Kuuemonnojo, and made swords in Bicchu Matsuyama and also in Unshu. Generally he made swords of Gunome Choji with some fallen-apart parts.

From Aoi Art: This Fuyuhiro is a swordsmith from the late Muromachi period and he was from Wakasa. Jigane is obvious with clear characteristics of Seki school. This blade is certainly well-made and we truly recommend this to you.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta

Price:400,000 JPY-.

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