Ordering number: 20524
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshriae(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Oumi Daijo Fujiwara Yukimitsu
Fujishiro To-ko Jiten:Shinto:Cyujyo saku:Wazamono cutting test
(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.
Habaki : Gold colored single habaki.
Blade length : 45.8 cm or 18.0 inches.
Sori : 1.1 cm or 1.1 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.94 cm or 1.15 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.085 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.68cm or 0.26 inches.
The weight of the sword 445grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun
Shape : Regular width, thickness, Sori and Longer Kissaki.
Typical Kan-ei shape Wakizashi.
Jigane : Itame-Hada and Mokume-Hada mixed. Jinie attached and Hadame appeared.
Hamon : Niedeki notate and gunome midare and round Bo-shi.
From Aoi Art: Oumi Daijo Fujiwara Yukimitsu was sword smith who worked at Ecchu Toyama. This sword has well forged Jigane and it looks like Norishige. Hamon is active very strongly like ocean’s wave. He can make this Hamon because he has made swords in a harsh environment.
NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.