Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae
Signature :Ichijyo Horikawa Jyu Kunihiro. (not reliable signature.)
The blade was polished.
Habaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 39.4 cm or 15.51inches.
Sori : 0.3 cm or 0.12inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi :3.63 cm or 1.43inches.
Kasane : 0.62cm or 0.24inches.
Era : Early Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick healthy blade like Keicyo style.
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare and togari gunome midair mixed with chikei.
Boshi is Jizo- style. In Hamon, there are sunagashi and yo work.
Special feature : The blade is wide and thick and also chikei work healthy blade.
Unfortunately the signature is Gimei(fake) but the style is marvelous
Keicyo shinto style.
Tsuba :On the iron Tsuba, brass inlayed. Early Edo period.
Saya : black ishimeji saya.
Menuki : A shish dog is engraved with gold color.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.