Wakizashi in Shirasaya
Signature: Kawachi Kami Kunisuke (2nd generation)
Epoch: Edo Kanbun era.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
The blade was new polished by senior polishers,
Sori: 1.8 cm
Kissaki: oblong tip
Habaki: double habaki.
Blade length: ca 58.42 cm
Width at the Hamachi: 3.18 cm
Width at the Kissaki: 2.24 cm
Kasane: 0.7 cm
Jigane: Nice Osaka Jigane
Almost a katana
Even if the sword is wide, it has a very nice flowing shape
The Hamon: Nie Deck Suguha from the Hamachi and then Gunome and Choji mixed and
kobushi choji midare.
The Kunisuke sword school developed in the interior of Osaka,
in the Kawachi Prefecture, in the period from 1624 to the 1800's.
In the second generation from 1648 to 1652, this was Wakizashi
create. Kawachi Kami Kunisuke (2nd generation) also Naka-Kawachi
He died in 1698. He was a very accredited blacksmith in his day.
As legend has, it he has the kobushigata-choji
(fist-shaped Hamon) developed.
The present blade is about 370 years old, it has been re-polished and
is in a very good condition. She can be visited with us. The NBTHK
judges the blade as "particularly worth preserving",
We are not forced by law handmade pieces
to take back, we offer to visit the blade here,
we take a lot of pictures and we can be reached by phone.
Delivery only to persons over 18 years.