Wakizashi: Hiroyuki (Shumei)

Wakizashi in Shirasaya

Signature : Hiroyuki (Shumei)
Sa (Shumei)
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold and silver double foiled habaki
Blade length : 44.5 cm or 17.51 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.03 cm or 1.19 inches.
Kasane : 0.53 cm or 0.20 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho period.
Shape : It is remade Nagamaki shape wakizashi and it is wide.
There is some sori. It is typical Nanbokucho period cut shorten mumei wakizashi.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with mixture of komokume.
It is clear jigane with jinie attached. There is a clear utsuri seen on the ji.
Hamon : Konie base with kogunome. It is sharp ha.
Boushi is round burned down style.

Special feature : This wakizashi is remade Nagamaki with utsuri seen.
Hamon is konie line with active sunagashi and kinsuji works attached.
On the nakago, the signature could be seen as Sa no Hiroyuki.
It is similar o that of Kaneyasu of Nanbokucho period.
Regardless, It is nice condition Nanbokucho wakizashi.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 350,000-.

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