|Product No.||WA-005 (一秀) Isshū.|
|Sword type||脇 差 Wakizashi in the shape of a Naginata point.|
|Omote/Mei||Ikeda isshū nyudō ryūken (Same as Katsuhide 勝秀)|
|Ura||Tenpô go nen go gatsu. 天保五年五月.|
|Date||Tenpô 5th year 5th month = 1834|
|NBTHK Certificate||“Tokubetsu Kicho Tōken”.|
|School||Suishinshi Masahide school.|
|Shape||Shape of a Naginata point.|
|Jihada||Koitame with clear Bo-utsuri.|
|Sugata||U no kubi tsukuri,ihori mune, torii sori, o-kissaki.|
|Kitae||Tight forged ko itame hada with itame, mura nie.|
|Hamon||Gunome ha hamon, ashi nagaku, yo, nioiguchi shimari, mura nie, yakidashi.|
|Horimone||Naginata hi ni sue hi.|
|Bōshi||Gumone ashi, ko maru, kaeri fukashi.|
|Nakago||O-Suriage, saki kiri, yasuri me suji kai kesho.|
|Mekugi-ana||1 mekugi ana, at the sashi omote the signature, at the ura the date. (1834).|
|Habaki||Big red copper base silver, single Habaki.|
|Koshirae||With new Koshirae and winding on the Tsuka. All stored in an old/antique silk bag.|
|Shira-saya||The blade is polished and stored in a very nice old Shirasaya with a purple-coloured silk bag. Sayagaki 鞘書, Name and date written in Japanese characters on the Shirasaya.|
|Additional Information||The judgment on the authentic as expressed in the description above was confirmed by:
“Nippon Bijutsu Tōken Hozon Kyokai” (NBTHK) issuing a “Tokubetsu Kicho Token” 特別貴重 certificate, number: 296257, on 昭和四十九年六月四日 Shôwa Shi Jȗ Kȗ Nen Rokȗ Gatsu Shi Hi. June 4th, 1974.
|History||This blacksmith is IKEDA SINAI, a student of the famous SUISHINSHI Masahide, which was in 1805 armorer of the Sakai clan. He used the name UNJUSAI, after having occurred as a monk, he called himself Ryuken (as partially still can be read in the signature of this sword).|
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The following pictures may exhibit some reflections, this has to do with the brightness of the objects; Sorry for this.