Ordering number : 11074
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Iga Kami Fujiwara Mitsuharu (2nd generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 44.67 cm or 17.58 inches.
Sori : 1.35cm or 0.53 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.4 cm or 1.33 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.87 cm or 1.12 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword 560grams.
Era : Edo period around Enpo era.
Shape : Wide and thick Wakizashi. There are Bo-Hi and Soe-Hi on the both side of the
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare. In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Special feature: Iga Kami Fujiwara Mistuharu was a swordsmith of Kaga province. He was
active in Genroku era.
At the time, there were few works with such a O-KIssaki and solid blade.
It is believed that Mitsuharu worked very hard to made it.
From Aoi Art: This blade is very healthy. It is believed that this has been carefully
preserved for a long time. We highly recommend this work.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.