Wakizashi : Dohi Shinryo.
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Dohi Shinryo.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku, Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Dohi Shinryo belongs to Jyo-Jyo saku ranking.
Shinto : Cyujyo saku ranking : Wazamono cutting test ranking : Settsu province.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 57.5 cm or 22.63 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.14 cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.35 cm or 0.92 inches.
Kasane : 0.69 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period Enpo era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori and long kissaki nice loking shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : Niedeki, from Hamachi is deep Nioiguchi Suguha, then it is deep Nioiguchi Notare Gunome-midare.
Boshi is round Togari gokoro shape.
Special feature : Doi Shinryo was a swordsmith of Hizen province, present Saga and nagasaki prefectures.
He was born at Hirado in Nagasaki pref.
As a son of swordsmith known as Doi Masahori. Shinryo learned under the Inoue Shinkai's clan.
Shinkai was a very famous Shin-to swordsmith in Osaka.
Shinryo went back to Hirado around Tenwa era, 1680's and worked for the Matsuura family.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : JPY 650,000-.