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Dewa no Kami Sukenobu Wakizashi

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An ubu zaimei wakizashi,  Dewa no Kami Minamoto Sukenobu.  Shinogizukure, iroi mune, chukissaki. Hawatare: 1 shaku 43 sun 4 bu (40.6 cm / 15.99").  Motohaba:  2.1 cm.  Sakihaba:  2.29 cm.   Kasane:  6.6 mm. Nie deki gunome midare, togareba,  hanie, extended gunome notare yakidashi. The boshi maru, and omaru with hakikaki. The jigane is a tight itame.  There are some tateware, the worst are next to the habaki, as shown below.  Shirasaya, copper habaki.

Sukenobu was active during Kambun (1661-1684), and was of the Kunisuke ha of Settsu.    An honest shinto wakizashi, well worth studying.        $1,800   

 

 

 

 

Yakidashi

 

Tight Itame

 

Omaru with Hakikaki

 

Ware

Dewa no Kami Minamoto Sukenobu

 

 

 

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