Wakizashi : Mumei(unsigned) cutting test Sasa no tsuyu/attributed as Hachimanyama Kiyohira. (Aoi Kantei)
Wakizashi in Shirasaya (Gurantee NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Mumei(unsigned) cutting test Sasa no tsuyu
Attributed as Hachimanyama Kiyohira. (Aoi Kantei)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku, Jyo saku and regular saku)
This wakizashi belongs to Jyo-Jyo saku ranking.
Shinto : Cyujyo saku ranking : Wazamono : Kaga province
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Blade length : 46.8 cm or 18.42 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.3 cm or 1.29 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.48 cm or 0.97 inches.
Kasane : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Edo period Genroku era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick and also long Kissaki healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki Gunome midare with thick nioikuchi and togari gunome midare.
Boshi is attractive round shape.
Special feature : This sword is Mumei with gold inlay cutting test Gold inlay Sasa no Tsuyu.
Which means a drop（dew-glistening on the bamboo leaf) It means dewy on the bamboo leaf is easily drop off from the bamboo leaf.
It means the sword is quite cut well sword.
Cutter is not mentioned but cutting tester was surprised that the blade is cut well sword and engraved
the meaning on the Tangu as Sasa no Tsuyu.
Hachiman Yama Kiyohira was called Tsujimura Gorozaemon.
He moved to Tobu musasi province at Manji 2nd.
He also went Odawara and studied Sosyu den, so his sword is mixed up Kanewaka style sword and sosyu den style mixed up.
This sword is wide and thick healthy blade wit cutting test on the Nakago.
Guarantee NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.