Wakizashi: Suzuki Ooma Hachiro Harukuni
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Signature : Suzuki Ooma Hachiro Harukuni
Bunka 10 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku,and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver double Habaki.
Blade length : 40,5 cm ( 15.9 inches.)
Sori :0,6cm or ( 0.24 inches.)
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :3,30 cm ( 1.3 inches.)
Width at the Kissaki : 2,68 cm ( 1.06 inches.)
Kasane : 0,63 cm ( 0.25 inches.)
Era : Late Edo period Bunka era. (A.D.1813)
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with long Kissaki very healthy blade.
Jigane : Koitame-hada well grained with Jinie attach nice Muji style.
Hamon : Suguha Hamon with thick Nioikuchi from Hamachi area and then changes into Gunome-Midare and Doranba Hamon wavy temper line. Boshi turns round shape.
Special feature : Suzuki Ooma Hachiro Harukuni is a student of Kuroda TakaJin and same school with Ozaki Gengoemon Suketaka.
They studied Doranba and active Gunome midare from thier master.
They were strongly influenced from Tsuda Sukehiro.
His work is excellent work but his swords are very few.
So his reputation is not so famous but from his subjects, the sword is excellent work like Sukehiro or Ozaki Suketaka.
We recommend this sword for you.
Saya : Ishimeji Saya painted by red, black and yellow colors.
Tsuba : Fishs are carved on round shape iron Tsuba.
Menuki : Sparrow carved on Shakudo plates.
Fuchi : Mt. Fuju engraved on Shakudo Nanakoji plate.
Kashira : A halk resting on pine tree is carved on Shakudo Nanakoji plate.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.