Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei (Ikkansai Yoshihiro)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Mumei (Ikkansai Yoshihiro) belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 53.9 cm or 21.22 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.83 cm or 1.50 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.86 cm or 1.12 inches.
Kasane : 0.78 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : Wide 3.83cm and thick magnificent Wakizashi.
Boshi is long.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada with spiral Chikei and Jinie.
Hamon : Like Hitatsura double and triple Hamon with Tobiyaki.
There is a lot of variance in Ha. Boshi is round Hakikake shape.
Special feature : Ikkansai Yoshihiro, he is also called Nakayama Kuroudo.
He made O-Itame with special Chikei. The Hamon has also a lot of variance.
This blade is unsigned(Mumei) but the Jigane and Hamon are so nice.
The Wakizashi is wide and gorgeous. We recommend this sword for you.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.