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Wakizashi : Wakasanokami Ujifusa

Ordering number : 13249

Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon paper)

Signature: Wakasanokami Ujifusa

The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold single foil habaki
Blade length : 35.15 cm or 13.83 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.99 cm or 1.17 inches.
Kasane : 0.52 cm or 0.20 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is wide and rather thick with suitable sori. There are hi and soehi are engraved on both sides of the blade.
Jitetsu : Itame had well grained with jinie attach and chikei work.
The blade is visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Gunome midair up and down and sunagashi and also kinsuji work in Hamon.

Special feature : Wakasa Kami Ujifusa is a stream of Kanefusa who was working at Mino province.
Ujifusa moved to Owari province by order of the Oda Nobunaga.
At that time, at Owari, many famous sword makers are working like Nobutaka, Daido
Masatsune, Hida Kami Ujifusa, and Wakasa Kami Ujifusa and so on.
Ujifusa made a lot of Tanto mainly long and sakizori style.
If the blade will be polished by Nugui nawosi(touch up polish) the blade will be changed a lot.

NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 350,000-.(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)