Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature : Mumei (Unsigned attributed as Tanba Kami Yoshimichi)
The blade needs polished. ¥30,000 will be added.
Blade length : 46.2 cm or 18.18 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.16 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.47 cm or 0.97 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era :Early Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide(3.16cm) and thick with long O-kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with jinie attach and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha from the Hamachi area and then gunome midair Sudareba mixed wild and nioikuchi deep active hamon.
Boshi is hakikake style with sunagashi and kinsuji scatter.
Special feature : This sword is Ubu nakago and looks first generation Tanba kami Yoshimich very active hamon.
It is quite rare that the Ubu nakago without signature.
I think you will enjoy this nice healthy active sword.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.