Wakizashi : Komei Tanba Kami/Kanetsugu Suriage No
Ordering number : 13297
Wakizashi in Koshirae
Signature : Komei Tanba Kami
Kanetsugu Suriage No.
Explanation:This sword was named Tanba Kami Yoshimochi and cut shortened by Kanetsugu.
The blade was polished.
Habaki:Copper plate single habaki.
Blade length : 45.5 cm or 17.91 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.14 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.52 cm or 0.99 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Kanbun era period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thich suriage nakago with deep sori and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach oosaka jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki sudareba hamon.
Special feature : The Mishina School in Kyoto hatched four schools Kyo-Tanba (No) Kami, Fushimi-Tamba (No) Kami, Osaka-Tamba (No) Kami and Yamato (No) Kami.
Kyo-Tamba (No) Kami Yoshimichi the First made this wakizashi.
He was the Third son of Kanemichi in Mino province. His eldest brother is Iga (No) Kami Kinmichi.
The family moved to Kyoto and was approved Tamba (No) Kami in 1595.
Sudareba hamon need skillful technique and made by first generation Tanba Kami Yoshimichi.
Perfect Sudareba hamon was made by 2nd Tanba.
I think this sword belongs to 3rd generation Oosaka Tanba.
Tsuba : On the round shape iron Tsuba, Amida Yasuri engraved. Saotome school Edo period.
Fuchi : On the syakudo nanako plate, Kiku flowers are engraved with gold color kashira :
Saya : Black Ishimeji say.
Menuki : Bird is engraved by syakudo plate.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 220,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)