Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature : Yamato no kami Yoshimichi
Manji 2nd Year(1658-1660)
(Not guarantee signature)
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver Single Foiled Habak
Blade length : 33.4 cm or 13.15 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm or 0.16 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.89 cm or 1.14 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : It is ride and thick nice shape katana.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached.
It is clear jigane however there is small fukure at the middle part of the ha.
Hamon : Nie Deki Gunome midare with deep Nioiguchi.
There are some fine sunagashi works.
Boushi is round end and burnt down.
Special feature : Yamato no kami Yoshimichi was active from Edo Kanbun period however we do not think this is jenuine signature.
We do not gurantee the signature. I think this is a piece from late Edo period.
There are some fukure but it is healthy condition piece.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.