Wakizashi in Shirasaya (Consignment sale)
Signature: Yoshifusa (not reliable signature)
The blade was polished.
habaki:copper plate double habaki.
Blade length : 51.6 cm or 20.31 inches.
Sori : 1.1 cm or 0.43 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 3.24 cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.48 cm or 0.97 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era :Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick and double Hi is engraved on both sides of the blade.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach and utsuri appear.
Hamon : Koniedeki gunime midare, Cyoji midare and fukuro cyomi midare mixed,
Special feature : Yoshifusa is well knows as Yoshioka ichimonji which is coveted by sword
lovers everywhere. so most of them are fake.
This blade is also one of them. At a glance, the blade is similar with Ichimonji
but the blade must be Mitsuhiro or other sword which is called shinto ichimonji.
This sword is healthy cyoji midair hamon and utsuri appear without kiss and faults.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Austion starting Price：JPY 150,000-.