Long Wakizashi-Echizen koku Shimosaka- Saya Almost Katana size! It is good condition and Long Wakizashi which is made by early Edo period with Shirosaya. Blade has a sign named - Echizen koku Shimosaya.
Authenticity of the name is unknown since there is no certification. Simosaka school swordsmith are very famous who was activated Echizen koku in early Edo period. Blade is already polished and has almost no wound.Temper (Ha) and Hada are keeping good condition. Especially Itame hada mixed with Mokume hada is very beautiful and delicated. And more small choji temper is excellent, too. It has 3.1cm width and 0.7cm thickness with 1.8cm sori, so style is well balanced looking and weight. Style is Shonai styled Habaki is made by solid silver.
The length of temper is 57.7cm, so it is almost katana size. Blade is 70.8cm in full length, Temper part 57.7cm.Shirosaya Full length 82.0cm Blade Full length 70.8cm Temper length 57.7cm Sori 1.8cm Hole 1 Widith 3.1cm Thick 0.7cm. Please note: Sword is not return accpted because of very difficult for import procedure in japan.
If you have a question about it, please have a question. The item "Long Wakizashi-Echizen koku Shimosaka- Saya Almost Katana size! 57.7cm" is in sale since Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Swords". The seller is "hitendo" and is located in saitama.
This item can be shipped worldwide.