Wakizashi: Mumei attributed as Shinto Jumyo

Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei attributed as Shinto Jumyo

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijo saku, Jojo saku
Jo saku and regular saku)
This Mumei (Shinto Jumyo) belongs to Jo saku ranking.

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 52.5 cm or 20.66 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 3 (2 filled)
Width at the hamachi : 2.94 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.16 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period, around Kanei era. (around 1624~1645)
Shape : Regular size, Suriage Machiokuri Katana. There are Hi called ‘Koshi-Hi’ and ‘Futasuji-Hi’ on both side.
Jitetsu : Itame-Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Texture can be seen very seen.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Togari Gunome Midare with Ashi. Boshi is Midarekomi Hakikake style.

Special feature : It is said that the First Jumyo moved to Mino province from Yamato province at the later Kamakura period.
So Jumyo

The workmanship was influenced by both provinces.
The name Jumyo(longlife) has been thought as a very auspicious
for longevity and used for gift.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, dragon? is engraved.
Fuchi: Shakudo Nanako, chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color.
Kashira : black horn.
Saya : Black roiro Saya.
Menuki : Shakudo, some design is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka : Shakudo, Aoi flower is engraved with gold color.

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

price : JPY ¥280,000-.

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