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Wakizashi, Shirasaya, Koshirae
No signature, attributed to Uda
[ Signature ] No signature
[ Size ] Blade length 47,57cm (1 shaku 5 sun 7 bu 0 rin), sori 1,66cm( 5 bu 5 rin ), moto-haba 2,85cm, moto-kasane 0,24cm, moto-shinogi-kasane 0,48cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 313.5g , shirasaya length 67,5cm, koshirae length 69cm
[ Period ] Muromachi, middle of
[ Province ] Ecchu

[ Feature ]
Form : Nagamaki-naoshi-dukuri, iori-nume. Mihaba is ordinal. Mune side kasane is thin. Shinogi is relatively high. Saki-haba keeps its width. Sakizori attached. There are bô-his both on omte and ura. The finish of "hi"s are maru-dome in kaki-nagashi style, above machi.
Nakago : Yasurimes are suji-kai. Saki is kiri. One hole.
Jigane : Itame-nagare. Texture is a little arising. Jinie attached. Chikei and shirake-utsuri appeared.
Hamon : Notare-midare and guno-mes mixed. Ashi appeared. Konies and sunagashi attached.
Boushi : A little disordered, it runs in hakikake, then, turns in a little.

Ecchu-Uda school : around end of Kamakura period (e.g. Bunpo), from Uda county, Yamato province, Ko-nyudo Kunimitsu moved in the place of Utsu in Ecchu. He was regarded as the ancestor of Uda school. Kunimitsu had children such as Kunifusa and Kunimune. The school flourished from Nan-boku-cho through Muromachi period.

In Muromachi period, it can count as followings : Kunihusa, Kunimune, Kunihisa, etc. (first half). Kunitsugu, Kuninaga, Kunikiyo, Kunimune, Sanekuni, and many other swordsmith.(later half)

Since the origin of school was Uda county in Yamato province, the characteristics of Yamato were succeeded strongly. So-shu style observed as well, the admired Ecchus' elders, such as Norishige and Kô.

Kuro-ishime-ji-nuri Wakizashi koshirae : Tsuba : So-ryu(twin dragons) sukashi-zu(in iron) Menuki :Shishi-botan(lions and peony)(in copper),Fuchi-gashira : Un-ryu(clouds and dragon)-zu (shaku-do nanako-ji kin-iro-e), Kozuka : Ryu-gyo-zu(dragon fish)(Yamagane nanako-ji kin-iroe)

[ Conditions ] Old polishing and there are hikes(a little scrathes). However, it is possible to appreciate and maitain.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suaka-ji single), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya, koshirae, bag of koshirae, NBTHK Hozon certificate paper(issued on 9th May Heise 1(1989))



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