Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae Shikomi Tsue（Stick)
Signature : Mumei(unsigned)
The blade needs polish.
Blade length : 47.0 cm or 18.50 inches.
Sori : No Sori
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :1.85 cm or 0.72 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.31cm or 0.51 inches.
Kasane : 0.70 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : period.Late Edo period.
Shape : The Kanmurri otoshi style(naginata style)
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach Muji style.
Hamon : Konie deki gunome midare.
Special feature : From the jigane and hamon, it is made at late Edo period.
We think it is originally make as a sword stick.
Koshirae; Shikomi Stick
From the first glance, it looks like a normal cane so it is hard to imagine that
there is a blade inside. It is fine condition item.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.