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Wakizashi : Mumei (Den Osafune Yoshimitsu)

Ordering number : 14177 (Consignment Sale)

Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper) (Consignment sale)

Signature : Mumei (Den Osafune Yoshimitsu)

There is a sayagaki of Dr. Kanzan
Chu-koto: Jyojyosaku: wazamono: Bizen
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold double foiled habaki
Blade length : 47.3cm or 18.62 inches.
Sori : 1.0cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.85 cm or 1.12 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.96 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho period.
Shape : It is O-suriage mumei sword. There are bo-hi ata both side of the sword.
There is a fairly deep sori. Boushi is long ended. It is great shape wakizashi.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with mixture of mokume. Jinie is well attached.
There is chikei work with utsuri appearing.
Hamon : Konie structured with mixture of ko-choji midare. Ashi well attached
and there are some kinsuji works seen. Boushi is irregular line and brush up style.

Special feature : This piece is mumei unsigned but it is a sword
of Sahei-Daiu, the second son of Bizen Kagemitsu. It is a sword
from Nanbokucho period and it is similar style to Kanemitsu.
This wakizashi has rich jitetsu and so as the hamon were there is choji-ba
and ko-choji ba. There is also fine kinsuji work seen. It is outstanding piece of work.
There is a tokubetsu hozon paper for this katana.

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

Price (credit card) : JPY 750,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 735,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)