Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper)
Signature : Mumei (Echizen Kanemori)
Shinto: Chujo saku: Echizen province.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Mumei (Echizen Kanemori) belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 38.7 cm or 15.23 inches.
Sori : 0.42 cm or 0.16 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Early Edo period, around Kanei era.
Shape : Wide and rather thick, Shinto style.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada was grained with Jinie attach. It is clear Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha base with Gunome Midare mixed.
Boshi is Yakizume style.
Special feature : Echizen Kanemori is a swordsmith of Echizen province.
He was active around late Muromachi period.
At first glance, we guess that the blade is Bingo Mihara.
But the NBTHK judged as Echizen Kanenori.
The Jigane is soft and Nioikuchi is deep. This blade are full of rustic beauty.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 150,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee) HOLD