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Wakizashi: Munehisa


Wakizashi in Shirasaya

Signature: Munehisa.
The blade was polished.
habaki:wood Habaki.
Blade length :49 cm or 19.29 inches.
Sori : 1.6cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi: 2
Width at the hamachi :2.72 cm or 1.07 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.56 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era :Late Muromachi period.Eisyo era. 1504.
Shape : The blade is regular size with deep sori long kissaki.
Jitetsu :Itame had well grained with jinie attach blackish texture.
There are small kizu but not serious.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair with sunagashi and small kinsuji work.
Boshi is midarekomi style.

Special feature : There are many Munehisa in Muromachi period.
I think this Munehisa is Eccyu province Uda school.
Even though small kizu but not serious which has passed more than 500 years ago.
The signature is left on the tang.

Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 60,000 JPY-