Wakizashi(Naginata Naoshi): Mumei (Osafune Yoshikage)

Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)

Signature : Mumei (Osafune Yoshikage)

Sayagaki was doe by Tanobe sensei:Bizen kuni Yoshikage Naginata naoshi Mumei nari
Jidai Nanbokucyou Cyuyo Doukou niha Naginata oyobi Naginata naoshi ga ooku honsaku ha gunome cyo no midare ga komoyo wo teisi niezuku tou kareno tokusyoku wo meiji suru Yuhin nari.

Explanation:The blade is mumei(unsigned) attributed as Osafune Yoshikage.
the blade was made around middle Nanbokucyo period and he made Naginata and naginata nosh style mainly. The Nagamaki is small gunome midair hamon nie deck.
The blade is typical his special feature good sword.
middle Koto:Jyosaku ranking:Oowazamono highest cutting test ranking.

The blade was polished.
habaki:gols foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 47.2 cm or 18.58 inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.232 cm or 1.27 inches.
Kasane: 0.86 cm or 0.33 inches.
Era : middle Nanbokucyo period.
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei Naginata nosh style fat good meat item.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach nice marvelous texture with uturi.
Hamon : Niedeki kogunome midair with ash and sunagashi, small kinsuji.

Special feature : Osafune Yoshikage was a son of the great Kagemitsu.
He studied from Chikakage.
He made many Nagamaki style swords mainly but he also made regular style swords
Yoshikage continued 3rd generations.
I think this sword looks first or second generation.
According to the Tanobe sensei’s sayagaki, the blade is typical Yoshikage and nice healthy blade.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
We recommend to obtain this nice sword for you.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 500,000-.

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