Ordering number: 22609
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Kawachi Kami Fujiwara Kunisuke(first generation)
Shinto: Josaku: Wazamono: Settsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length:45.4cm or 17.87inches.
Sori:1.1cm or 0.43inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.08cm or 1.21inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.15cm or inches.
Kasane:0.65cm or 0.256inches.
The weight of the sword:485grams.
Era : Edo period Kanei era.
Shape : Kissaki is slightly stretched due to its wide width and thick and moderate curvature.
Jigane: Koitame hada Well kneaded, it becomes a good Oosaka jigane for Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki and deep nioiluchiku, Hamon is brigjt and clear, long legs and a long straight edge from the working blade area. Bo-shi is constricted and returns to Komaru.
Special feature: first generation Kawachi Kami Kunisuke However, it is said that there are many sword enthusiasts who like it. Hamon, which has a deep and bright tone, is wonderful and the production is quite good. Yamakichi is written on the tsuba. Wiping the brim with a purplish-black color is also very well made, so I highly recommend it.
Saya: black isime ji saya.
Tsuba: I think that a fairly purple-black base iron will come out by cleaning it with Yamayoshi Hyoe’s tsuba.
Menuki: Nomura Shikkyo Mogarashi soten style Tsuba with high engraving of a person and coloring with gold.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Tsuruta Ayaka