Ordering number: AS20237
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon)
Signature: Sesyu jyu Kunishige. (Ikeda Kijinmru)
Shinto:Cyu Jyo saku:Wazamono:Settsu
AOI Bijyutasu Syosin Kanteisyo NBTHK Hozon Token
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : copper single habaki.
Blade length : 59.8 cm or 23.54 inches.
Sori :1.363 cm or 0.54 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.97 cm or 1.17 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.24 cm or 0.9inches.
Kasane :0.64 cm or 0.252 inches.
The weight of the sword 550 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape: The blade is rather wide and thick with suitable sori and longer kissaaki. On both
sides of the blade have Bo-hi.
Jigane: Koitame had well grained with jinie attch and chikei work nice Osaka jigane.
Hamon: From the Hamachi, Segueha Hamon and them Gunome midare and choji mix with thick nioikuchi.
Special feature: Sessyu Jyu Kunishige is Mizuta school and named Cyobei and studied under the 2nd generation Kunisuke. He made swords at Edo or Ousyu province.
Saya: Black Saya
Tsuba: On Mokko iron Tsuba, flowers are engraved with openwork and gold color.
Fuchikashira: On Shakudo nanako plate, Lily is engraved with gold color.
Menuki: On the copper plate, Shishi dogs are engraved.
From Aoi Bijyutsu: He became a student of the 2nd generation Kawachi kmi Kunisuke.The Hamon is very active thick nioikuchi Cyoji and Gunome Midare Hamon which remind
Sessyu Ikeda means that the city of the place(Oosaka Ikeda city in modern times) Saito
Hajime who was a headmaster #3 and loved Ikeda Kijinmaru.
and also Katsu kokichi who was a Hatamoto Daimyo.
The Hamon is quite good and reminds us Fukuoka Ichimonji hamon.
AOI Bijyutasu Syosin Kanteisyo
NBTHK Hozon Token