Ordering number : 15406
Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature :Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Fuyuhiro. (NBTHK HozonToken)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaki :silver single habaki.
Blade length : 39.8 cm or 15.6 inches.
Sori :1.4cm or 0.5 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.23cm or 1.27 inches.
Kasane :0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era :Early Edo period.
Shape : The blade is Naginata naoshi style wide and thick gorgeous wakizasi.
Jigane :Itame hada and masame hada mixed with jinie attach visible to see the texture.
Hamon :Niedeki notare gunome and ashi work.
On the shinogiji, active hamon is made from the Kissaki to the end of Mune machi
Special feature:The Fuyuhoto was working at Wakasa province from middle
Muromachi to late Muromachi period. This school some sword
makers moved to Izumo, Bizen and other district. The blade is active wild feeling sword.
From Aoi Art:This wakizashi is Naginata naoshi style. At the end of the war,
samurai do not use Naginata anymore, so they changed them to Wakizashi.
But some samurai liked this kind of shape Naginata naoshi style. Even late Edo period,
sword makers made this kind of shape wakizashi as original one.
The blade is gorgeous and wild feeling wakizashi.
NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art Syoshin Kanteisyo. : whole Oshigata.