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Wakizashi: Sakyo-shin Munemitsu (not reliable)

Ordering number : 13316

Wakizashi in Shirasaya

Signature:Sakyo-shin Munemitsu not reliable.

The blade was polished.
habaki: gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 49.8 cm or 19.6inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.58cm or 1.02inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.87 cm or 0.736inches.
Kasane : 0.46cm or 0.18inches.
Era : late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is regular size with bo^hi is engraved on both sides of the blade.
The sword is rather deep nice sori.
Jitetsu :Itame had well grained with jinie attach and Hadatachi jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair with sunagashi and also kinsuji work.

Special feature : Munemitsu was a swordsmith in Bizen province.
He was a son of Rokuro-Zaemon Sukemitsu.
He traveled around some provinces with his brother, and he made some swords with brother.
But unfortunately we don't accept as genuine signature.
Even though the blade is fake, byt the quality is interesting.
I think the blade looks like Fujishima school or Owari seek school.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 140,000-.(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)