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Wakizashi: Kiyomitsu (Kaga)

Ordering number : 14317

Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Kicho Paper)

Signature : Kiyomitsu (Kaga)

Shinto: Jyosaku: Wazamono: Ecchu
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold single foiled habaki
Blade length : 50.9cm or 20.04inches.
Sori : 0.9cm or 0.35inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.85cm or 1.12inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.85cm or 0.73inches.
Kasane : 0.55cm or 0.22inches.
Era :Edo period Kanbun(1661-1672)
Shape : It is regular size and width with long kissaki.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached.
Hamon : Nie structure gunome midare with ashi attached. Boshi is round end.

Special feature : Kiyomitsu has made swords at Ecchu Toyama and later
on received the post of Harima Daijyo. There are many pieces in two character 
清光 Kiyomitsu with suguha however, he has also made gunome midare pieces as this sword.
The tang is in unique shape.This type of nakago is called "Kashu Nakago".
It is rather small shape because it may have been a wakizashi of Daisho set.
We recommend this gunome midare hamon Kiyomitsu.

NBTHK Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

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