Wakizashi : Nagasone Okimasa
Wakizashi in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.
(NBTHK Tokubetu Hozon paper) for the Wakizashi and Koshirae.
(NBTHK Tokubetu Kicho paper) for the Wakizashi and Koshirae.
Signature : Nagasone Okimasa
Shinto: Jojosaku: Saijo Oowazamono: Musashi.
The blade was polished
Blade length : 57.1 cm or 22.48 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.84cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.12 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.54 cm or 0.21 inches.
Era : Edo period around Kanbun era.
Shape : Regular size Wakizashi.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei. The Jikane is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Deep Nioikuchi. From Hamachi wide Suguha, and then wide Ashi Gunome Midare.
In Ha, there are Ashi, Yo, Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Special feature : Nagasone Okimasa was generally called Shoubee who
was a student of Kotetsu and become adopted later on.
Nagasone Okimasa is oftenly called 2nd generation Kotetsu.
He became adopted son of the Kotetsu and have continued
forging swords while being an assistant of Okinao and Okihisa.
So he was called second son of Kotetsu who was a
top ranking swordsmith in Shinto era.
This blade has deep Nioikuchi. And there are many works in Ha.
It was impressed with long Kinsuji and bright Chikei.
It is rare blade which is quite good work of Okimasa or Kotetsu.
We highly recommend this masterpiece blade.
Koshirae : NBTHK Tokubetu Hozon paper and NBTHK Tokubetu Kicho paper
Tsuba : Mumei: thin iron, dragon fly is engraved on both size with open work.
Fuchikashira : Mumei: Karakusa-Hossu-Gunbai design is engraved.
Kogai: Shibuichi, Kashiwa family crest is engraved with Shakudo.
Kozuka: Shibuichi, Kashiwa family crest is engraved with Shakudo.
Kogatana: There is a signature Inoue Izumi kami Kunisada.
Saya : Red color Saya.
Menuki : Shakudo, horse is engraved with gold and silver color.
NBTHK Tokubetu Hozon paper for the Wakizashi and Koshirae.
NBTHK Tokubetu Kicho paper for the Wakizashi and Koshirae.
Price : 2,000,000 JPY-