Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature: There is a signature Yasumitsu
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copper single foiled habaki
Blade length : 39.15 cm or 15.41 inches.
Sori : 1.02 cm or 0.4 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.23 cm or 1.27 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Mid Edo period.
Shape : It is 3.23cm wide, remade Nagamaki shape wakizashi.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with jinie attached The hada pattern is clear.
Hamon : Konie base, gunome midair piece. It is dark jigane.
Special feature : This katana has some minor kiss at the monouchi area which is not serious.
It is fairly well made piece and it could be
said that it is one of Shitahara school pieces. The signature is Yasumitsu but unfortunately,
we think it is fake. We do not guarantee for this signature, The jitetsu is well grained. It has clear steel patterns.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.