Ordering number : 13573 (Consignment sale)
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae, and box (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Yamato Daijyou Fujiwara Masanori
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 31cm or 12.2inches.
Sori : 0.5cm or 0.2inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.97cm or 1.17inches.
Kasane : 0.58cm or 0.23inches.
Era : Edo Kanbun period.
Shape : It is wide and thick rather thick with gomabashi(buddhist stick)
and bonji engraved. On the back the is a huge hi engraved.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached, The steel surface and the jigane is clear.
Hamon : Nie base suguha with notare mix. The nioiguchi is deep and ashi is well seen.
Boushi is round end.
Special feature : Yamato Daijyo Fujiwara Masanori is derived
from the Yamashiro Sanjyo Yoshinori school.
From Tango province, Now Hyogo prefecture, he moved to Echizen.
It is very similar to that of Echizen Yasutsugu in terms of the deep
nioi guchi and notare temper line. You all might be aware but
after Muromachi period end and Edo period starts, the making of tanto decreases significantly.
The shinto tanto is quite rare. Masanori has made many katana and wakizashi making.
All of them are high quality.
Koshirae : Issaku koshirae in katana wooden box
Fuchikashira :Shakudounanakoji with dragon and a pot design engraved.
Saya : Gold lacquered with leaves and vine pattern engraved and inlayed with gold.
Menuki : Shakudou nanakoji with dragon and pot engraved.
Kozuka : Shakudou nanakoji with colored leaf and flag engraved and inlayed with gold
Kogatana : Mumei
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price (credit card) : JPY 950,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 931,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)