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Wakizashi: Mumei (Insyu Kanesaki)


Wakizashi in Koshirae
Signature: Mumei (Unsigned) attributed as Insyu Kanesaki.
Shinshinto: Insyu province. Cyujyosaku ranking.

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 40.3 cm or 15.86 inches.
Sori : 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.92 cm or 1.41 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.16 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.685 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Late Edo period. period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick healthy blade without kiss and flow.
Jitetsu :Itame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Koniedeki gunome midair and Boshi is round shaped yakisage style.

Special feature : The jigane looks tight and gunome style hamon, it looks like Insyu Kanesaki.
The sword is healthy without kith and flow.

Koshirae :
Tsuba :Round shaped iron plate.
Fuchikashira :On the iron plate, some design are engraved like Higo style.
Saya : black ishimeji saya.
Menuki : A shish dog is engraved with gold color.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 165,000-.