Wakizashi in Koshirae. (Guarantee : NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Hizen Kuni Jyunin Yoshinobu.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku, Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled and silver double habaki.
Blade length : 46.3 cm or 18.22 inches.
Sori : 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.80 cm or 1.10 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.16 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is regular size thickness, width with small sori and longer kissaki Kanei style.
Jigane : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful Hizen texture which is called Konuka hada.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare with thick nioikuchi bright clear hamon.
In Hamon, many sunaagshi and also Kinsuji work.
Special feature : Hizen Kuni Jyunin Yoshinobu became adopted son of his master first generation Tadayoshi’s daughter.
First he wi ll be succeeded his family but Oumi Daijyo Fujiwara Tadahiro succeeded his family.
So he established a new family and educated his son kawachi Daijyo Masahiro and Yukihiro first generation.
Yoshinobu made active gunome midare hamon like summer clouds hamon.
He learned a lot from his father’s Technology.
Sometimes we can see Tadahiro’s active hamon which was made by Yoshinobu or fis students.
Saya : Black roiro saya.
Tsuba : On the round shape syakudo nanako plate, samurais are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Birds is engrave with gold color.
Fuchikashira : Waves are engraved by syakudo plate.
(We guarantee this blade will pass NBTHK Hozon Shinsa.
We will submit to NBTHK Shinsa if requested. The NBTHK Shinsa fee will be 27,000JPY.)
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.