Wakizashi: Yamashiro-kami Fujiwara Kunikane

(NBTHK Kosyu Tokubetsu Kicyo Token paper)

Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Yamashiro-kami Fujiwara Kunikane (not guarantee because of consignment sale.)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jo ranking.

The blade was polished. (Thin rust and small Kizu on surface)
Habaki : Single Suaka Habaki
Blade length : 53.2 cm or 20.9 inches.
Sori : 1.06 cm or 0.42 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.84 cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.04 cm or 0.80 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun Era
Shape : Blade having standard width and thickness. Curve is well balanced.
Jigane : Masame-hada well grained with Jinie attach, Chikei can bee seen with Masame.
Hamon : Nie-deki Suguha, Boshi turnes round Haikake style.

Special feature : Hongo Yoshizaemon has succession to the second generation Kunikane.
He became Yamashiro-kami as November 12, Kanbun 7(1667).
He died at July 2, Kanbun 12(1672) when he was 61 years old.
He kept forging Masame-hada blade with Suguha Hamon.

Koshirae : Handachi style Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper)
Saya : Russet colored Ishimeji Saya.
Tsuba : Plum flower engraved on round iron Tsuba.
Menuki : Dragon engraved with gold color.
Fuchi kashira: Made from iron plate.

NBTHK Ko-shu Tokubetsu Kocho Token Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 200,000-.


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