Ordering number: 21461
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature :Kansei 4 Mizunoe Ne Nen Hachigatsuhi Horie Kaga
Kami Hideoku Saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki:Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length:46.0 cm or 18.11inches.
Sori:1.0cm or 0.39inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.43cm or 1.35inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.815 cm or 1.10inches.
Kasan :0.65cm or 0.25inches.
The weight of the sword:620grams
Era: Kansei 4, the Edo period.
Shape: The blade is broad and thick, powerful work with adequate Sori and longer Kissaki. There is a few centimeters of Ububa left.
Jigane: Itamehada is grained well with Jinie and visible Hadame.
Hamon: Niedekisuguha with Ashi becomes Midarekomi. Boshi is rough Midarekomi.
Special feature: Powerful but not listed on Meikan. This swordsmith has made this work really freely while his Boshi’s Midarekomi looks like an old ones.
From Aoi Art: In those days, the number of Sword-production significantly declined. In that kind of circumstance, he succeeded in making Shirake-Utsuri in Jigane. Hamon is rough and has uneven changes.
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Aoi Art estimation paper : NBTHK Hozon Token
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta