Touken Komachi

Yari, Shirasaya
[ Signature ] omote : Kanesaki saku "兼先作" ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 21.8cm (7 sun 1 bu 9 rin), sori 0cm (-), moto-haba 3,04cm, moto-kasane 0,98cm, saki-haba 3,06 cm, saki-kasane 0,73 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 386,5g , shirasaya length 100,5cm
[ Period ] Edo, first half of

[ Feature ]
Form : Ryô-shinogi-zukuri. Kera-kubi is short. Mihaba is wide. Kasane is ordinal and flat. Saki-haba is becoming relatively wide.
Nakago : Tsugi-nakago(from just below part of signature). Original part ; yasurimes and higaki. Connected part is sen-suki. Saki is kiri. One hole.
Jigane : Itame-hada well grained. Nagare-masa mixed. Iron color blackened. Jinie attached. Chikei appeared.
Hamon : Notare, ko-gunomes mixed. Nioi-kuchi is more or less distinctive. Nie attached. Ko-asi and yô appeared. Kin-sujis and sunagashis appeared frequently.
Boushi : On omote side, it runs in midare-komi. Ura side, it tempered a tama. Both sides, they turns in komaru.

[ Highlight ]
Kanesaki was a group of swordsmith who worked actively from second half of Muromachi period, at Seki, Mino provice. There were some generations in same name. It was known that they immigrated into Echizen, Inaba and Aki provinces. This yari was created during Edo period. Below part of omote side signature, round shape rivet part can be observed. From side view of same position, connecting shape, the weight of nakago and the difference of yasurimes, nakago-saki part was connected to original nakago in late years. The signature remained original one. It might be the length of nakago was modified in order to meet objective and use. Spear body has wide width compared with its length. Kasane is ordinal. Its balance is flat. Grained surface shows itame. For ha-side, nagare-masa mixed. They are well balanced, showing beautiful scenary. Ko-gunomes mixed notare hamon, its nioikuchi is distinctive. It has a lot of changes.

[ Conditions ] It has already polished. Shirasaya is brand-new. Excellent.

[ Attachment ] Shirasaya.
[ Item number ] A130818 [ Price ] JPY 350,000- -> JPY 280,000- Price down! (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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