Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature: Echizen Kuni Kanenori (not guarantee)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 54.4cm or 21.4 inches.
Sori : 0.8cm or 0.315 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.04cm or 1,2 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.24cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.58cm or 0.23 inches.
Weight of only blade: 475 gram
Era : Early Edo period.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and long kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Itame had well grained with soft feeling texture.
Hamon : niedeki sough rather dark and boshi is not clear.
Special feature : From the Jiane, the blade looks like Bingo Mihara school.
So we don’t guarantee the signature.
Probably the signature is mentioned on the Koto blade.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.