Ordering number: 21234
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Mumei(Owari Seki)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Silver foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 54.6 cm or 21.49 inches.
Sori: 1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.07 cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 1.7cm or 0.66 inches.
Kasane: 0.64 cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword: 530 grams.
Era: Edo period around Kanbun era.
Shape: Wide and thick Wakizashi with longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Itame Hada and Mokume Hada well grained with Jinie.
Hamon: From Hamachi is Suguha Hamon and then Gunome Midare.
Special feature: Owari seki school means that many sword makers who were
working at Mino province, and moved to Owari and Nagoya shinto
sword makers like Wakasaon Kami Fujifusa, Hida Kami Fujifusa,
Sagami Kami Masatsune, Ho-ki Kami Nobutaka, Hata Mitsuyo and
Saya: Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba: Iron Tsuba, Kiku flower is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Iron plate, the flower is engraved with silver color.
Menuki: Shishi dog is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.