Ordering number : 17067
Wakizashi in Shirasaya ( NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature :Mumei(Sosyu Takahiro).
Sue Koto : Syusaku ranking : Sagami province.
(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.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : Double copper gold color haabaki
Blade length :39.4cm or 15.51 inches.
Sori :1.2cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi :3.03 cm or 1.19 inches.
Kasane : 0.65cm or 0.256 inches.
Era : Middle to late Muromachi period 1469.
Shape : Wide and thick Hirauchi style blade, Suken and Bonji are engraved on bothside of the blade. Unfortunately there’re small flaws around Bonji area but not so serious.
Jigane : Itame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki with deep nioikuchi gunome midare and Hitatsura hamon.
Special Feature : The blade is attributed to Sosyu Takahiro who was working at the middle to late Muromachi period.
The blade looks like Hasebe kunishige style Hitatsura hamon.
From Aoi Art : The blade is marvelous huge Hirauchi style.
Although there’re some small flaws, the blade itself looks very powerful.
NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art Syoshin Kanteisyo: whole Oshigata.