Order number : 14194
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Paper)
Signature :Hisyu Dewa Daijyo Yukihiro. (first generation)
(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.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper double habaki.
Blade length : 57.5 cm or 22.64inches.
Sori :1.3cm or 0.512inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.12cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.99 cm or inches.
Kasane :0.7 cm or 0.78 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful Hizen Jigane
which is called Konuka hada.
Shinogiji:the texture is sama as Hiraji.
Hamon :Konie deki middle suguha with small ashi and Kissaki is deep nioikuchi Hakikake style and turns back.
First generation Yukihoro was a secound son of the Hize
Hashimoto Yoshinobu who was called Kurobei.
At Kanei 16th age 22 years, he made a sword for the first time.
At Shouhou 5 spring he got the title of daijyo and after that Kanbun 3rd,
he got the title of the Dewa Kami.
At Keian 3rd, he moved to Nagasaki prefecture in order to study about Holland steal.
Saya :Black roiro saya with some design are engraved.
Tsuba :On the mokko style iron Tsuba, rise up mimi and engrave a flying bird and some designe with gold color.
Menuki :some plant is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira:On the syakudo nanako plate, peony flowers are engraved with gold color.
Yukihiro was a young brother of the Masahiro and studied Holland iron at Nagasaki prefecture.
He engraved on the tang as Hollanda tetsu.
Probable He thought using Holland steal by making Japanese swords will be cut well swords.
At Syoho 5th nen, he got the the title of Dewa Daijyo and then at Kanbun 3rd,
he got the title of Dewa Kami and passed away Tenna 3rd May age 66 years.
This blade was made around 40th years. The blade is wide and thicl nice Jgane.
NBTHk Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.