Ordering number: 22677
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Yamashiro Daijo Minamoto Kunishige
Shinto: Chujo saku: Musashi
(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: Copper single Habaki
The blade is polished.
Blade length:49.6cm or 19.52inches.
Sori:0.9cm or 0.35inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.44cm or 1.35inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.4cm or 0.94inches.
Kasane:0.74cm or 0.29inches.
The weight of the sword:565grams
Era: Around the Teijun era, the Edo period
Shape: The blade is broad and thick. The condition is very healthy.
Jigane: Itamehada. The surface is rough.
Hamon: Niedeki deep Nioikuchi, sharp Gunome and round Gunomemidare. Boshi is
rounded. The tip turns back sharply. Shinogiji has Yaki. Typical Mizuta Kunishige work.
Special feature: The 2nd generation of Yamashiro Daijo and also known as Otsuki Hakushichiro, or Edo Mizuta. He made swords also in Sasshu Tsuyama. He made works with deep Nioikuchi and Gunome or sharp Gunome Hamon. This work is sturdy and in a
From Aoi Art: The blade is broad and thick with Ububa left. We truly recommend this to you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta