Ordering number : 16343
Yari in Shirasaya
Signature : Mino Seki Ju Kanezumi Saku Kore
(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.
Blade length : 8.7 cm or 3.42 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 1.69 cm or 0.66 inches.
Kasane : 1.25 cm or 0.49 inches.
Shirasaya whole length: 56 cm or 22.04 inches.
Era : Middle to late Edo period.
Shape : Small size Yari.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha Hamon.
Special feature : Kanesumi is a swordsmith of Mino school, working at
middle of Muromachi period.This tanto was made at middle to late Edo period
which is a stream of Kanezumi school. The Higaki Yasuri which is
typical feature of Mino swords.
From Aoi Art: The blade is pretty and small,
but it has thick kasane.
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.