Sasaho Yari in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Nouto no kami Fujiwara Yasuyuki (First generation)
Kanei 14th year August
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 32.12cm or 12.64inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.57cm or 1.4inches.
Era : Edo Period Kanei 14th year（1617）
Shape : Sasaho yari shape. Long and firm shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with komokume mix.
There are jinie attached. IT is nice clear jigane.
Hamon : Nie base suguha with mix of koashi.
Special feature : Fujiwara Yasuyuki was a sword smith that moved to
Owari Nagoya from Mino. There are unusual backside
signature of Kanei 14th（1617） August.
It is very appealing piece of work.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.