Wakizashi:Mumei(judged as Tsutsui Norimitsu)(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number: 22136
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature :Mumei(judged as Tsutsui Norimitsu)
無銘(筒井紀充) 

Shinto Chujyo saku:Wazamono: Yamato
(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: Gold foiled double habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length: 45.3cm or 17.83inches.
Sori:1.2 cm or 0.47inches.
Mekugi:1
Width at the hamachi:3.08 cm or 1.21inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.3cm or 0.90inches.
Kasane:0.68cm or 0.26inches.
The weight of the sword:495grams
Era: The Kanei era, the Edo period
Shape: The blade is slightly broad
and thick with adequate Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Itamehada, rough surface, with Jinie. Hadame is visible.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunomemidare like Doranba. Sunagashi and Kinsuji work in Hachu. Boshi turns back round and makes round ball Hamon into Ha and ends with Yakisage.

Special feature: Tsutsui Norimitsu is a child of Kanekuni, he used his name from around the Genroku 6. He made most of his works in Kyoho era, and many of them have Doranba. The 1st is said to be a pupil of Ecchu Kami Kanekuni, a pupil of Osaka Tamba the 1st.

Koshirae:
Tsuba: Nobinakago Shakudo Tsuba.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo-Nanako plate. Family crest is engraved with gold color.
Saya: Black roiro Saya.
Menuki: Shishi-dogs are engraved with gold.

From Aoi Art: This work is Suriage Mumei. Extremely moving Gunome with deep Nioikuchi is mixed with big Gunomemidare. Kinsuji and Sunagashi work actively. These are great point of Tsutsui Noriyuki swords. We truly recommend this to you.

NBTHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta

Price:280,000 JPY-.

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