Yari in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Heianjo-jū Ishido Suketoshi
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This blade belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
Blade Length: 18.4 cm or 7.24 inches
Curvature: 0.0 cm or 0.0 inches
Two Peg Holes
Width at Base: 2.81 cm or 1.11 inches
Thickness: 1.01 cm or 0.40 inches
Weight of Sword: 275 grams
Whole Shirasaya length is about 77.5cm or 30.51 inches.
Edo period, during the Enpō era
Shape: The spear-like shape of this work reminds one of a large sasabari. It is a sturdy piece.
Jigane: Fine itame hada with a well-tempered and blackish refined grain pattern.
Hamon: Nie Deki, Gunome Midare hamon pattern with rounded Boshi.
Characteristics: Heianjo-jū Ishido suke Toshit also known as Hachizaemon, was a renowned swordsmith who worked in Kyoto.
Koshirae: Whole length is about 211cm or 83.07 inches.
A simple and straightforward mount with a spear-like appearance. It features a rough-textured neck at the tip, a sprinkling of blue shells, and a wooden handle.
Aoi Art’s Comment: Heianjo-jū Ishido suketoshi was known for his frequent production of spears, and this work is notable for its robust volume.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
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