Wakizashi:Kawachi Kami Fujiwara Kunisuke(1st generation)

Ordering number: 21620
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature: Kawachi Kami Fujiwara Kunisuke(1st generation)
河内守藤原国助

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to the Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Silver and Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 42.4cm or 16.6 inches.
Sori: 1.8cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi: Silver and gold foiled double Habaki.
Width at the hamachi:3,07cm or 1.20inches.
Width at the Kissaki:1.8cm or 0.70inches.
Kasane:0.65cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword:405grams.
Era: Edo period Kanei era.
Shape: Wide and thick Wakizashi with deep Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Ko-Itame-Hada well grained, Niedeki mixed.
Hamon: Niedeki Ko-Itame-Hada mixed with Mokume.

From Aoi Art: KawachiKami Dujiwara Kunisuke(1st) was Samurai but he became sword smith after his master dead. He started making sword late but his skill is very good, he might be have a lot of knowledge before he started his job.

Koshirae:
Tsuba: Shakudo Nanako plate. Dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako plate, folower pattern is engraved with gold color.
Menuki: Running horse and monkey are engraved.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako plate. chrysanthemum and horse riding person is engraved with gold color.
Kogatana: Has mei as Kawachi Kami Jumyo.

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

Price:500,000 JPY-.

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