Wakizashi:Mumei(judged as Monju)(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number: AS21290-1
Wakizashi in Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature: Mumei(judged as Monju)

(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: Silver single Habaki
The blade is polished.
Blade length:45.2cm or 17.79inches.
Sori:0.7cm or 0.27inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.66cm or 1.04inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.1cm or 0.82inches.
Kasane:0.25cm or 0.09inches.
The weight of the sword:430grams
Era: Around the Meireki era, the Edo period
Shape: The blade shape is similar to Nanki Shigekuni and Nakago hole is big. The blade is slightly broad and thick with adequate Sori and Chu Kissaki.
Jigane: Koitamehada is dense and beautiful.
Hamon: Suguhadeki with lots of Koashi and deep Nioikuchi. Boshi turns back round and becomes Hakikake.

Special feature: Monju Shigekuni means swordsmiths after the 2nd generation of Nanki Shigekuni, which are always judged as Monju.

Tsuba: Brass plate. Waves and birds are engraved. The rim stands up.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo plate. Patterns are engraved.
Saya: Black Roiro Saya.
Menuki: Shakudo plate. Bird is engraved.
Kozuka: A farmer on a horse is engraved.
Kogata: Mei- Kazuhide Saku.

From Aoi Art: Clean and beautiful Jigane with Suguhadeki Hamon with lots of Ashi. Hamon on Kissaki is Hakikake. Koshirae has a brass Tsuba and brass Kozuka. We heard that the brass fittings were expensive in those days. We truly recommend this to you.

NBTHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.
*If you want to rewrap Tsukaito, it is available at 15,000 JPY.

Auction starting Price:255,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction

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