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Wakizashi : Wakasa Kami Ujifusa/Tensho 9nen 8gatsuhi

Ordering number : 12616 (Consignment sale)

Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
This sword is mentioned on the Koto Taikan P29 Consignment sale.
Signature : Wakasa Kami Ujifusa
Tensho 9nen 8gatsuhi
Sue-koto : Chujo-saku : Waza-mono : Mikawa

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 33.3 cm or 13.11 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm or 0.15 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.88 cm or 1.13 inches.
Kasane : 0.54 cm or 0.21 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick with saki sori stele.
On the sashiomote, Bonji are engraved.
On the back side, Bo-hi and suken are engraved.

Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with ninny attach beautiful clear Jigane.
Hamon : From the hamachi, suguha and then gunome midare with thick nioikuchi.
In Hamon, there are sunagashi work.

Special feature : Wakasa Kami Ujifusa was working at Mino province who was a son of the Kanefusa and got the title of Wakasa no Kami and moved to Bisyu.
Kiyosu ordered by Oda Nobunaga.
This sword is wild feeling active work.
This sword is mentioned on the Koto Taikan P29

Koshirae :
Tsuba :On the round shape syakudo nanako plate, lovebirds are walking and swimming near riverside. Masamitsu saki.
Fuchikashira :On the iron plate, some design is painted by gold color.
Saya : Same kawa.(shark skin) ray skin.
Menuki : On the round shaped syakudo nanako plate, rabbit is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka : On the iron plate, landscape is engraved.
Kogatana : The signature is mentioned as Dewa daijyo Kioumaru. not reliable.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 800,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 784,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)