Wakizashi: Hizen Kuni Kawachi Daijyo Fujiwara Masahiro (First generation)

Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)

Signature : Hizen Kuni Kawachi Daijyo Fujiwara Masahiro (First generation)

Shinto : Jyosaku high ranking : Cutting test wazamono : Hizen province.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 46.80 cm or 18.42 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.36 cm or 1.32 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Weight of only blade : 575 grams
Era : Edo period Kanei era.
Shape : The blade is very wide and thick with deep sori and long ookissaki style nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach nice Konuka hada.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair like Summer cloud (Cumulonimbus cloud) and in Hamon there are many sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Boshi is Midarekomi and Hakikake style.

Special feature : First generation Masahiro was working for Nabeshima family and Grandchild of firast generation Tadayoshi.
He made unusual Cumulonimbus cloud style hamon and well repotted from that period.
Even in modern times, many sword collectors collect his swords.
He changed his name to Masahiro on Kanei 2nd November and got the title Kawachi Daijyo on May as same year.
He passed away Kanbun 5th, Feb, 5th.
His Hamon is Special province of all of swords makers.
2nd generation Tadahiro sometimes made like this hamon but this kind of Hamon was made by Masahiro as Daisaku.
This blade is very healthy and typical his Cumulonimbus cloud hamon.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 350,000 JPY-

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