Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature: Hizen Koku Fujiwara Hirosada (not guarantee)
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaki: copper single habaki.
Blade length : 51.5 cm or 20.27 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm or 0.15 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.96 cm or 0.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.90 cm or 0.74 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Edo period.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick nice Kanbun shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach well grained jigane
oohed appear on the sashiura.
Hamon : Koniedeki suguha notaare with koashi.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : Hizen Koku Fujiwara Hirosada is a sword smith whom his early name is Yoshiie. He is one of the students of 1st generation of Tadayoshi.
This signature looks good, but there are some question marks. We cannot guarantee that signature. But this Jigana is beautiful Ko-nuka hada with Jinice. And also the works is good.
We recommend this blade for beginner.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.