Wakizashi in Shirasaya(Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature : Ohbori Izumi Kami Kunihide
Shinshin to:Cyusaku ranking:Yamashiro.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Ohbori Izumi Kami Kunihide belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 52.2 cm or 20.55 inches.
Sori : 0.3 cm or 0.11 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.45 cm or 1.35 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.80 cm or 1.10 inches.
Kasane : 0.83cm or 0.32 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is very wide and thick
with small sori and long ookissaki style Bo-shi.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained and blackish jigane
Hamon : Niedeki gunome with ashi work.
Boshi is round togari style and turns back,
Special feature : Ohbori Izumi Kami Kunihide is a student of the Satsuma Masayuki.
Generally he made wide and thick blade.
(We guarantee this blade will pass NBTHK Hozon Shinsa.
We will submit to NBTHK Shinsa if requested. The NBTHK Shinsa fee will be 27,000JPY.)
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.