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Wakizashi: Mumei (Kanenobu)

Ordering number : 12516

Wakizashi in Koshirae

Signature: Mumei (Unsigned) attributed as Kanenobu.

The blade was polished.
Habaki :single copper
Blade length : 55.0 cm or 21.65 inches.
Sori : 1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.43 cm or 0.95 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.60 cm or 0.62 inches.
Kasane : 0.54 cm or 0.21 inches.
Era : middle Muromachi period.
Shape : the blade is oosuriage (cut shortened) mumei(unsigned).
Jitetsu :Itame had and mokume hada and Masame hada mixed with jinie attach and sirake utsuri appear.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare and togari gunome midare mixed.
from the Hamachi area, niedeki Gunome midair togariba and doublee gunome midair mixed and kissaki hakikake style.

Special feature : Kanenobu is called Shiga seek middle Muromachi area which is very similar with nape Shizu school.
The Jigane hadatachi with chikei work.
Even if the blade is oosuriage mumei but the Hataraki is very good.
The suriage nakago is called Keicho suriage.

Koshirae :
Tsuba :On the mokko style iron iron Tsuba, engraved flowers are engraved and rope shape is engraved.
Fuchikashira :On the syakudo plate, some flower design are engraved.
Saya : black color roar saya.
Menuki : flower design is engraved.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 120,000-.
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)