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Wakizashi, Shirasaya, Koshirae
Mumei attributed to Shigaseki
[ Signature ] omote : no signature ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 39cm (1 shaku 8 sun 8 bu 7 rin), sori 0,7cm (2 bu 3 rin), moto-haba 2,75cm, moto-kasane 0,61cm, mekugi-ana(holes) 4, blade weight 244g , shirasaya length 57cm, koshirae lenght 70cm
[ Period ] Muromachi, middle of
[ Province ] Mino, Owari
[ Feature ]
Form : Hira-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba and kasane are both ordinal. Saki-zori attached. There are bo-his on omote and ura. Their stops are maru-domes.
Nakago : Suriage. Yasurimes are katte-sagari. Saki is kiri. Four holes.
Jigane : Itame-hada, in nagare. They become masame appearance for ha side. Jinie attached.
Hamon : Gunomes, togari-bas and ko-gunomes mixed. Nioi-guchi shows shimari-gokoro. Ashis and sunagashis appeared. Ko-nies attached.
Boushi : It turns in ko-maru. Saki is haki-kake.

Kuro-urushi togi-dashi same-zaya wakizashi koshirae ; fuchigashira(mei "美濃住光仲"), tsuba: aki-kusa, mushi(leaves in automn, insects), menuki : noble man. Jya-bara-ito mitsu-ami-gake kumi-agé maki.

"Shiga-Seki" was a group name of swordsmith. Initially they worked at O-yama, Mino province. Later on, they moved to Shiga, Bishû province. Then flourished from middle to end of Muromachi period. The places "Shiga" and "Yamada" are considered current Shiga town, Kita ward, Nagoya city and Yamada town, north of Shiga town. It came from Yamada-shô of Nishi-kasugai county.
The group was reprensented by Kanenobu (around Mei-ô), Kunitsugu(ditto) and Nobutsugu(a child of Kanenobu, around Eishô).

Referenced material : "Nihontô meikan" by ISHII Masakuni, audited by HONMA Kunzan Yûzankaku publishing. (2003) 

[ Conditions ] Excellent. No kozuka attached to koshirae.
[ Attachments ]
Habaki (suaka-ji, gold foiled, single), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya, koshirae, bag of koshirae and NBTHK Hozon paper (issued on 25th Feb. Heisei 23(2011))



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