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Wakizashi: Kawachi no kami Minamoto Kunihide

Ordering number : 13254

Wakizashi in Shirasaya

Signature: Kawachi no kami Minamoto Kunihide

Shinto: Izumo
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Copper double foiled habaki
Blade length : 53.4cm or 21.03 inches.
Sori : 0.8cm or 0.315inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.88cm or 1.13inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.05cm or 0.41inches.
Kasane : 0.61 cm or 0.24inches.
Weight of only blade:540g
Era : Edo Kanbun period.
Shape : It is regular size width and thickness.
It is long and shallow curve Kanbun shinto wakizashi.
Jitetsu : Itame hada absolutely well grained and some flake of jinie attached.
There are delicate chikei seen. The jigane is wonderful.
Hamon : NIe base suguha with mixture of nijyuuba and uchinoke seen.
The ashi is actively put with some muneyaki. Boushi is brush up style.

Special feature : Kawachi no kami minamoto Kunihide is a wordsmith of Izumo and the
signature is very unique. The clear jigane is made from the tamahagane steel of Izumo .
The hamon has many variety of suguha. The condition is very good.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 150,000-.
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)