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Wakizashi: Mumei (Choshu Yasuyoshi.)

Ordering number : 13418 (Consignment sale)

Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)

Signature : Mumei (Choshu Yasuyoshi.)son of the Sa Yasuyoshi.

The blade was polished by good polisher.
Blade length : 37.2 cm or 14.65 inches.
Sori : 0.1 cm or 0.03 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.97 cm or 1.17 inches.
Kasane : 0.95 cm or 0.37 inches.
weight : 295 gram.
Era : Late Nanbokucyo period.
Shape : The blade is wide and rather thick and longer size with small sori nice looking shape.
On moot sad, Bo-hi and soehi and also bonji are engraved and on Ura sad, Bo-hi and Bonji are engraved.
Jitetsu : Itame had and oomokume had and also massage mixed with jinie attach soft feeling nice texture.
Hamon : Koniedeki gunome midare with thick nioikuchi ash, Yo and sunagashi, kinsuji work.
Boshi is noter and hakikake(brush up) with kinsuji.

Special feature : Chosyu Yasuyoshi was a son of the 2nd generation Yasuyoshi.
He succeeded his father and moved to Chosyu province from Chikuzen province.
On the omoteside small upper part, a small kiss and olso on the urea side,
hamachi area, a kitaekizu appear along with Masame hada but not serious.
By the way, the hamon is very bright and elegant active hamon and also nice jigane.
We can say that the blade is healthy and good work.
Even if the Tanto is mumei, we recommend this Tanto for you.

Historical background : In 1338, Ashikaga Takauji became the first shogun of the Muromachi shogunate.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 750,000-.
Price (credit card) : JPY 600,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 590,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)