Ordering number: 22636
Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature: Ou Gosho Motoharu Shi Ju Tame Nihon Kenshokai Hyosho Kinen
(translation: By the demand of Gosho Motoharu, for a prize-giving ceremony of Nihon Kenshokai.)
Ryokai Kuniei So Tsutomu Gassaku
(Translation: Ryokai Kuniei and So Tsutomu made this sword as a collaboration.)
(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: Silver double Habaki
The blade is polished by highest polisher.
Blade length:38.5cm or 15.15inches.
Sori:0.4cm or 0.15inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.2cm or 1.25inches.
Kasane:0.67cm or 0.26inches.
The weight of the sword:405grams
Era: On the 20th of November, Showa 60
Shape: Hirauchi Wakizashi. The blade is broad and thick with adequate Sori and longer
Jigane: Koitamehada is grained well with Jinie. Beautiful Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki, rounded Gunomemidare with deep Nioikuchi. There are uneven changes of height. Kissaki is rounded and turns back sharply.
Special feature: This work is a collaboration sword made for celebrating a memorial party, being held by Nihon Kensho Kai. Present the emperor emeritus and empress emerita and other politicians attended this party. This work was given to the honorer. This collaboration is truly rare and Jigane is extraordinary beautiful.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta