Ordering number: AS22559
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Hoki Kami Fujiwara Hirotaka
Shinto: Chujyo saku: Wazamono: Echizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
Habaki: Copper single Habaki with silver color and Kiri Mon.
The blade was polished.
Blade length: 53.5cm or 21.06inches.
Sori: 0.6cm or 0.23inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.01cm or 0.39inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.18cm or 0.85inches.
Kasane:0.63cm or 0.25inches.
The weight of the sword:505grams
Era: The Kanbun era, the Edo period. Around 1661
Shape: The blade has regular width, thickness and is with small sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane: Koitame hada well grained and we can see the texture well.
Hamon: Nie deki gunome midare with small ashi and Koasi yo work. Boshi is notare hamon and turns back in a small circle shape.
Special feature: Hoki-no-kami Fujiwara no Hirotaka is a very skillful swordsmith with a Toran blade and a deep Gonome with a deep nioguchi. Performs works that are full of turbulence and variation.
From Aoi Art:At first glance, he appears to be an intermediate-class swordsmith, but nioikuchi’s deep gowome disorder and nioikuchi’s deep suguha can be seen as a highly rated swordsmith with a lot to see.
NBTHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
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