Wakizashi in Koshirae
Signature : Settsu Kuni Jyu Tsunayoshi
The blade was polished.
Habaki : gold foiled, single.
Seppa : gold foiled.
Blade length : 44.4 cm or 17.48 inches.
Sori : 0.1 cm or 0.03 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 1.92 cm or 0.75 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.33 cm or 0.52 inches.
Kasane : 0.57 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Edo Kanbun period.
Shape : The blade is slender elegant shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach beautiful jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha based gunome midare hitatsura style.
Special feature :
Settsu Kuni Jyu Tsunayoshi was working at Settsu province Kanbun era.
This wakizashi was made for Child birthday or presented by relatives or other.
The sword was called Chigosashi.
The sword is nice Hataraki and Jigane.
Tsuba : On the round shaped iron Tsuba, leaves of Aoi are engraved open work.
Fuchikashira : On the shibuichi plate, an octopus is engrave.
Saya : Kawarinuri saya.
Menuki : A monkey is graving a peach.
Kozuka : On the shibuichi plate, an octopus is engrave.
Kogatana : Kinkasan Fujiwara Kiyo?
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.