Wakizashi:Mumei (Shitahara)(NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Ordering number: 22555
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature: Mumei (Shitahara)

The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold double foiled habaki
Blade length:32.5cm or 12.8inches.
Sori:0.5cm or 0.2inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.88cm or 1.13inches.
Kasane:0.44cm or 0.17inches.
Era: The Edo period.
Shape : It is wide and thick strong looking tanto and it is mitsumune style. There is two-line carving on the blade. Sori is deep at the tip.
Jigane: Itamehada is grained very well with mixed Mokumehada and Chikei. Elaborate jigane.
Hamon: Nioideki, Nioikuchi is deep and it looks like smoke. Sunagashi and KInsuji work very actively.

Special feature : At the first glance, it seems like old styled Soshuden piece. In NBTHK museum, it is attributed as Shitahara. There is full of activities in the ha.

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:250,000 JPY-.

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