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Wakizashi, Shirasaya
Kikumon Izumi no kami Rai Kinmichi
[ Signature ] omote : Kikumon Izumi no kami Rai Kinmichi ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 46,2cm (1 shaku 5 sun 2 bu 4 rin), sori 1,0cm (3 bu 3 rin), moto-haba 3,28cm, moto-shinogi-kasane 0,76cm, saki-haba 2,23cm, saki-kasane 0,51cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 501g , shirasaya length 69cm
[ Period ] Edo, in the middle of, around Enpô
[ Province ] Yamashiro

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri, iori-mune. Mihaba is wide. Kasane is ordinal. Shallow sori attached. Chukissaki form. There are bô-his, which have round stops both ends, on omote and ura with soe-"hi"s(kaki-nagashi).
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are suji-kais. Saki is ha-agari, kuri-jiri. One hole.
Jigane : Well grained ko-itame-hada. Fine and rich jinies attached. Chikei appeared.
Hamon : Yakaidashi starts in sugu and short. It mixed shallow notare and ô-gunomes. Nioi is deep. Ashis appeared. Konies attached. Sunagashis and kin-sujis appeared in "ha"s.
Boushi : Both on omote and ura, it shows a little notare-gokoro. It turns in komaru with rich nies attached.

In Eiroku era, Kanemichi, founder of Mishina school, moved from native province Mino to Kyôto. He had four sons, Iga-no-kami Kinmichi, Rai Kinmichi, Tanba-no-kami Yoshimichi and Ecchu-no-kami Masatoshi. The swordsmith of this sword was third generation Kinmichi, who was descend of Rai Kinmichi, the second son of Kanemichi. Third generation Kinmichi worked actively in Kyôto(Miyako) around Enpô. It looked that they communicated frequently with the swordsmiths who lived in Ô-saka, so their styles reflected each other.

[ Conditions ] It has already polished. Shirasaya is brand-new. It maintains excellent condtions. You can preserve and appreciate in extraordinaly state.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (double, suaka-ji, kin-kise(covered over by gold) uwa-gai, saya-gata-mon), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya and NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper ( issuned on 23rd March Heisei 28(2016))

[ Item number ] A070916 [ Price ] JPY 680.000 (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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