Wakizashi:Kawachi Daijo Fujiwara Masahiro(first generation)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)

Ordering number: AS22552
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)

Signature : Kawachi Daijo Fujiwara Masahiro(first generation)

Shinto: Jyo Saku: Hizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to yo Jyo saku Jyo Saku Regular saku J ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length:55.0cm or 21.65inches.
Sori:1.2cm or 0.47inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.89cm or 1.13 inches.
Width at the Kissaki:1.90cm or 0.74 inches.
Kasane:0.66cm or 0.25inches.
The weight of the sword:510grams.
Era: The Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape: Rather wide and thick nice shape Wakizashi.
Jigane: Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are Chikei. It is typical Hizen Konuka Hada.
Hamon: Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi. In the Ha, there are many Sunagashi and Kinsuji. Boshi is round and Hakikake style with thick Nioikuchi.

Special feature: Kawachi Daijo Fujiwara Masahiro was a swordsmith of Hizen province. He was born as the First son of Yoshinobu and became a son-in-law of the First Tadayoshi. Masahiro got the title of Kawachi Daijo in 1628. He passed away in 1665, aged 59. Brilliant hamon reminds us of a cumulonimbus cloud in summer. Many sword collectors love his hamon that is rich in originality. From my personal point view to make this kind of Hamon is so difficult and having a high standard. He was ranked as Shinto Jyo saku. But we think that he is Shinto JyoJyo saku ranking sword smith. We recommend this sword for you.

From Aoi Art: The Jigage is wonderful. The Hamon looks like thunderhead in the summer sky. The Ha is very bright. This is a master piece of Wakizashi. We recommend it for you.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation Paper: whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price:380,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction

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