Ordering number: 21725
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Shinano Daijo Fujiwara Tadakuni (2nd generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: silver single habaki.
Blade length:45.6 cm or 17.9 inches.
Sori:1.1 cm or 0.43inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.2 cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.35 cm or 0.92 inches.
Kasane: 0.75cm or 0.29inches.
The weight of the sword:480grams.
Era: Edo period.
Shape: Wide and thick sword with deep Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Ko-Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached beautiful Hada.
Hamon: Niedeki-Suguha like ocean’s wave. Boshi is round shape.
From Aoi Art:The sword’s Jigane is very good quality. It already passed
Tokubetsu Hozon but the price is very cheap. We recommend
you the sword.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta