Ryujin Swords

Mumei Wakizashi in koshirae


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Blade:

Period: Edo.

Mei: Mumei.

Sugata: Shinogi-zukuri, tori-zori, iori-mune.

Overall length: 20.98 inches (533.00 mm).

Nagasa: 16.46 inches (418.00 cm) long.

Nakago: Ubu, 4.53 inches (115.00 mm), ha-agari kuri-jiri, one mekugi-ana. The yasurime are kiri.

Kissaki: Chu-kissaki, 1.24 inches (31.48 mm). The boshi is ko-maru.

Moto-haba: 1.11 inches (28.13 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.01 mm). Saki-haba: 0.73 inches (18.43 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.49 mm).

Sori: 0.44 inches (11.15 mm)

Hamon: Notare midare.

Hada: Difficult to makeout due to the polish, but possibly itame.

Blade condition:

Old polish with very minor surface scratches.No flaws,ware, bends or hagirae.

Mounts:

Mounted in civilian 1930's koshirae with a leather saya cover. The fuchi-kashira are Goto school pieces (probably Mino Goto), whilst the menuki may be Meiji. The menuki and the fuchi-kashira have a marine theme. The tsuba appears to be brass; I can't see any casting marks on it.

Comments:

A nice, neat, attractive sword. I was going to send it to shinsa, but I can't send every sword that I run across.

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