Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature: Mumei (Naokatsu)
The blade was polished.
Blade length：40.0cm or 15.75inches.
Sori : ０.５cm or 0.19inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3,15cm or 1.24inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2,45cm or 0.96inches.
Kasane : 0,74cm or 0.29inches.
Era : period.
Shape : It is rather wide, some curve at the top side. There is a dragon wrapped on the ken
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with jinie attached.
Hamon : Nie base with deep nioikuchi. Many sunagashi, kinsuji work.
Special feature : Naokatsu has been under Akimoto family of Jyoshuu. First, he was named
Kamisa Jirou and later on become JIrou taro . The pieces have gunome mix which is a typical
gnome midare piece like his other pieces. It is a mumei piece but express the character of the Naokatsu.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
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