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Wakizashi : Bishu Osafune Naruie

Ordering number : AS12653 (Consignment sale)

Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae and Karisaya(NBTHK Hozon paper)

Signature:Bishu Osafune Naruie

Middle Koto : Cyujyo saku ranking:Ryo waza mono cutting test ranking:Bizen province.
The blade was polished.

Habaki : Copper single habaki.
Blade length : 34.0 cm or 13.38 inches.
Sori : 0.3 cm or 0.11 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.62 cm or 1.03 inches.
Kasane : 0.35 cm or 0.13 inches.
Era Nanbokucyo period Bunwa era :1352(670 years ago)
Shape : The blade is regular size mihaba and kasane and tipical Nanbokucyo style length Hirauchi style.

Jitetsu : Item had and mkume had mixed with hinge attach and bo-utsuri appear.
On the Jim there are smo lose had appear.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha and kogunome midare.

Special feature : Bishu Osafune Nariie is a grandchild of the Kagehide and a child of Ane Shigeyoshi.
He belongs to Kozori bizen school.
The blade has passed more than 66o years ago.
On this sword, you can find some Kizu but not serious.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the mokko style Shibuichi plate, cranes and bamboo are engraved with gold color.
Kashira : On the shibuichi plate, moon and a little cuckoo are engraved with gold color.
Fuchi: On the shibuichi platen peaceful countryside scenery is engraved.
Menuki : Pigeon is engraved by Syakudo with gold color.

NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 350,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)