Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature : Bungo Ju Fujiwara Noriyuki
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single Habaki.
Blade length : 44.0 cm or 17.32 inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.37 cm or 1.33 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.37 cm or 0.93 inches.
Kasane : 0.78 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Edo Keicho era.
Shape : It is wide and thick strong looking healthy wakizashi. The kissaki is long end.
It is absolutely healthy.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached, It is clear hada.
Hamon : Nie base with deep nioiguchi. It is hitatsura style.
Special feature : Toyogo jeu Fujiwara Noriyuki is a swordsmith that continues to
6th generation. This sword is healthy and that is same to the hamon. It is
NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.