Ordering number: 22653
Yari in Shirasaya
Signature: Joshu Ju Shimosaka
(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.
The blade is polished.
Blade length:24.5cm or 9.64inches.
Sori:0.0cm or 0.0inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.69cm or 1.05inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.96cm or 1.16inches.
Kasane:0.94cm or 0.37inches.
The weight of the sword:380grams
Era: Around the Keicho era, the early Edo period
Shape: Ryo Shinogi Yari.
Jigane: Koitamehada is very dense. Beautiful Yamashiro Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki, deep Nioikuchi, Nijuba, Yo works in Ha. The tip turns back sharply.
Sunagashi and Kinsuji work. Nioikuchi becomes deeper.
Special feature: This work has beautiful Jigane and Suguha Hamon with deep Nioikuchi. Hamon is also with Nijuba. Beautiful Yari.
From Aoi Art: Joshu Ju Simosaka is a swordsmith from Yamashiro province who lived in the Keicho era, the early Edo period. Mei is engraved very beautifully. The blade has Nijuba with deep Nioikuchi: it is very rare to find this kind of Hamon in Yari. It should have been made with great efforts. We truly recommend this to you.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta