Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature : Kobayashi Ise Kami Kuniteru(Not guarantee)
Enpo 1year 2 gatsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to regular Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 58.9 cm or 23.18 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.68 cm or 1.05 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.97 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Edo period.
Shape : Regular size Wakizashi. There are engraving of dragon on both side.
Jitetsu: Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Muji Fu.
Hamon: Nie Deki, Notre-Ha. There are many Ashi. Boshi is Midarekomi style.
Special feature : From the shape and work, this blade is defferent from Kuniteru.
It looks like Yasutsugu or Tsuguhiro.
This blade has nice Notare Hamon with Ashi.
We guess that the signature is not genuine. But the engraving is so nice.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.