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Wakizashi: Mumei

Ordering number : 13677

Wakizashi in Koshirae

Signature : Mumei

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 55.9 cm or 22.00 inches.
Sori : 0.8cm or 0.31inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.53 cm or 0.99 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.65 cm or 0.64 inches.
Kasane : 0.54 cm or 0.21 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : It is oosuriage mumei shape wakizashi. It has shallow sori.
Jitetsu :Mokume hada well grained with jinie attached.
There is soft utsuri seen.
Hamon : Nie ground suguha with some gunome mix.
Boushi is irregular line with kinsuji work seen.

Special feature : This piece is mumei sword
but it tells us that it is an aged sword from the feature.
There is It is difficult to say which sword smith made this sword but we could say that it is Bizen sword of mid Muromachi period.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : Round shape shakudo nanako ground.
The rim is colored in gold.
Fuchikashira : On shakudou migakiji(smooth surface) 
Aoi leaves are engraved and inlayed with gold.
Saya : Black kizami saya.
Menuki : Shakudou ground with chrysanthemum engraved
and inlayed with gold.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 200,000 JPY-
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)