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Wakizashi, Shirasaya
Mumei Yamato no kami Yasusada
[ Signature ] omote : - ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 57,7cm (1 shaku 9 sun 0 bu 4 rin), sori 0,8cm (2 bu 6 rin), moto-haba 2,15cm, moto-kasane 0,78cm, saki- kasane 2,15cm, saki-haba 0,57cm mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 629,5g , shirasaya length 82cm
[ Period ] Edo, around Manji
[ Province ] Musashi

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri, iori-mune. Mihaba is ordinal. Kasane is thick. Shallow sori attached. Chu-kissaki form.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are suji-kais. Saki is kuri-jiri. One hole.
Jigane : Well grained itame-hada. Signiticant hada can be observed. Part by part, nagares observed as well. Jinies attached.
Hamon : In ko-notares, gunomes, "ha"s with the box form and togari-bas mixed. Nioi is deep. Ashis and yôs are appeared. Nie attached well. Sunagashis appeared frequently.
Boushi : Saki is in haki-kake form. It runs in straight then turns in komaru.

Yamato-no-kami Yasusada was born in Gen-na 4(1618). He was called TOBITA Sôbei. His native place was consdiered as Echizen, however, recent studies showed the strong posibility coming from Kishû, Sekidô school. There was a view that Yamato-no-kami Yasusada's teacher was Izumi-no-kami Kaneshige taking them into account, tsukuri-kom(form), style, nakago-shitate and swords with "金象嵌銘"(kin-zôgan-mei gold inlay signature) of "試し斬り"(experimental cutting) of Yamano family. "最上大業物"(Sai-jô ô-waza mono)

Signatures : "大和大掾安定", "源安定", "武蔵國大和守安定", "大和守安定", "大和守源安定作", "飛田大和守宗兵衛尉安定", etc.
"年紀"(time stamps) : "承応二", "承応四", "明暦二", "明暦三", "万治元", "万治二", "万治三", "万治四", "寛文元", "寛文二", "寛文三", "寛文四", "寛文七", "寛文十", "寛文十三", etc.

"日本刀剣保存会"(Nihon Tôken Hozon kai), has attributed this sword to Yamato-no-kami Yasusada in Heisei 20(2008).

[ Conditions ] Already polished. Shirasaya and habakis are both brand new. Excellent conditions.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (silver, single), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya and Nihon Tôken Hozon-kai Shô-shin paper ( "伝江戸大和守安定"(Den Edo Yamato-no-kami Yasusada) issued on 15th June Heisei 20(2008), number 3181)

[ Item number ] A010117 [ Price ] JPY 380.000 (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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