Ordering number: AS21775
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature :Mumei(Chikugo, around the Kanbun era)
(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:copper single habaki
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 44.4cm or 17.4 inches.
Sori :1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.4cm or 1.33 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Kasane :0,8 cm or 0.31 inches.
The weight of the sword 580 grams
Era : The Kanbun era, the Edo period
Shape : Ubunakago, the blade is broad and thick, the shape of Shobu Zukuri. It is really powerful and has no Yokote, seems like Naginata.
Jigane:Koitame and Ko-Mokume-ish Jigane get really fine and grained to be beautiful. Hadame is visible.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunomemidare, Round Gunomemidare, and sharp Gunome, with deep Nioikuchi and the Hamon has uneven up-downs. Boshi is Midarekomi and becomes Hakikake in future. Sunagashi comes in a lot in Hachu.
Special feature: This sword is not so long but it is 580g and this mean the sword was forged well. The sword does not has flaw but it seems the Mei was erased. The sword was Zaimei, butt now it is Mumei. We think the sword was made by nice sword
smith, but unfortunately, there is no way to know who was
From Aoi Art: We tried to identify which sword smith made this sword, but we have no idea. But the sword was polished well, Hamon also is Itame mixed with Mokume, Jigane is clear and beautiful. We strongly recommend you this sword.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.