Wakizashi:Kanemoto(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(consignment sale)

Ordering number: 22329
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(consignment sale)

Signature: Kanemoto 兼元  
(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: Shkudo single habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length:54.1cm or 21.29inches.
Sori:1.82cm or 0.71inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.87cm or 1.12inches.
Width at the Kissaki:1.83cm or 0.72inches.
Kasane:0.6 cm or 0.23inches.
The weight of the sword:460grams
Era: The Tembun era, the Muromachi period
Shape: The blade is adequately long and broad with deep Sori and longer Kissaki. Well-shaped.
Jigane: Koitamehada is very dense with Jinie. Shirake Utsuri appears on beautiful surface.
Hamon: Sharp-Gunomemidare has uneven changes of height and is bright with slightly deep Nioikuchi. Boshi is Midarekomi and the tip turns back in a small circle.

Special feature: Kanemoto is a swordsmith from Mino province and he is as famous as Kanesada. The swordsmith who made this sword is supposed to be the second generation and he made many great works as the first generation did. It is beautiful work that we can recommend to you.

Tsuba: Round shaped iron Tsuba. Small, but it looks like Owari Tsuba.
Fuchikashira: Iron plate. Lily flowers are engraved with gold color.
Saya: Black Ishimeji Saya. The upper part has cut lines.
Menuki: Iron plate. Horse is engraved.
Kojiri: Iron plate. Lily flowers are engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token by the 2nd Kanemoto. Marvelous work which we can recommend to you. Additionally, Koshirae is well-made and the blade is very sharp.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta

Price:700,000 JPY-.

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