Ordering number : 15566
Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHk Hozon paper)
Signature : Masafusa (Satsuma)
Shinto : Jyosaku: Wazamono: Satsuma
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Masafusa belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 47.3 cm or 18.62 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.23 cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Late Edo period, around Kanei era(1624-1645)
Shape : Regular side Wakizashi with Sori.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. The Jigane is clear.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare. There are Ko-Ashi. Boshi looks double.
Special feature : Masafusa is the second son of Bingo kami Ujifusa.
His first name is Ujifusa Ujiemon. He lived in Kagoshima prefecuture.
He passed away 1649. His signature and blade style looks like Masakiyo.
NBTHk Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 350,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)