Wakizashi:Harima Kami Teruhiro Saku(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering number: 22205
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature :Harima Kami Teruhiro Saku.

Sayagaki: Harima Kami Teruhiro Saku
3rd generation Jinroku
Blade length is 1 shaku 3 sun 9 bu.
Former collection of the Doroi family.
written by Dr. Kunzan in Autumn1974.

(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:silver single habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 39.4cm or 15.5 inches.
Sori : 0.9cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.95cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.36cm or 0.92 inches.
Kasane : 0.59cm or 0.23 inches.
The weight of the sword 385 grams
Era : Edo period Kanei era.
Shape : Wide and thick Ko-Wakizashi with deep Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane : Ko-Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached softly. Shirake Utsuri is visible.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha with deep Nioikuchi.

Special feature: Teruhiro worked for Fukushima family and also Asano family. This Teruhiro is the 2nd generation but the he made swords during the 1st also still working.

Koshirae :
Tsuba: Shakudo Tsuba with 6 circle. A fan is engraved with open work.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo plate, wisteria is engraved.
Saya: Black color Saya, swirl and birds are engraved with gold color.
Menuki: Sakura flowers are engraved with gold color.
Kojiri: Shakudo plate, wave and birds are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: Teruhiro good at Suguha and also Notare Hamon. This sword is Suguha and many thin Kinsuji worked in it, Boshi also large. What is more, the Koshirae is very high quality one. We strongly recommend you this sword. The sword has Sayagaki
by Dr. Kunzan but we think it is fake.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta

Price:450,000 JPY-.

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