Wakizashi in Koshirae
Signature : Musashi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro(not guarantee)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 48.78 cm or 19.20 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.85 cm or 1.12 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.95 cm or 0.76 inches.
Kasane : 0.59 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Edo period. around Kanbun era.
Shape : Ragular size Wakizashi. Back side, there is Futasuji-Hi.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. The texture is beautiful.
Hamon : Ko-Nie Deki tight Suguha.
Special feature : There is the Musashi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro.
But unfortunately we think that this signature is not good.
The Jigane well grained with Jinie. And also, there are Chikei.
The bright tight Hamon is so nice. From the style and work,
this blade is Bungo blade. If remove the signature, the blade will pass NBTHK Hozon paper.
This Koshirae has nice Tsuba and Fuchikashira.
Tsuba : Mokko shape, Shakudo Nanako Tsuba, Shishi dog
and peony are engraved with gold and silver color.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo Nanako, horses are engraved
with gold and copper color.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Menuki : Shakudo, bow is engraved with gold color.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.