Komorebi Kanemitsu (木漏れ日兼光)

The Komorebi Kanemitsu, also known as “sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees”, is a wakizashi created by Kanemitsu in 1509.

The Komorebi Kanemitsu

The Komorebi Kenemitsu, sheath, handle, and blade

NameKomorebi Kanemitsu
Nickname“sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees”
CreatorKanemitsu, 1509
TypeWakizashi, 50.2 cm
Dimensions
Length
Curvature

50.2 cm
1.3 cm
HamonSuguha (straight)
JihadaItame (wood grain pattern) and Masame (straight grain pattern)
Boshi: FrontSugu (straight) Yakitsumeru (No turn back)
Boshi: BackSugu (straight) Komaru (small round)
Yasurime (file marks):Katte-Sagari (Right-handed, upward-slanting)

Nickname: “sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees”

Object Type: Wakizashi, 50.2 cm

Manufacturer/Creator: Kanemitsu, 1509

Appearance: XXXX

General Information: The subject maker Kanemitsu (兼光) is given rough age from Bunmei to Eisho era (1469-1520), real name Seijiro 清次郎 a Buddhist name Ryokei 良敬, had moved from Seki to Tsushima town in Owari in his later age. 

Length: 50.2cm

Curvature: 1.3cm

Hamon: Suguha (straight)

Jihada: Itame (wood grain pattern) and Masame (straight grain pattern)

Boshi: Front: Sugu (straight) Yakitsumeru (No turn back) | Back: Sugu (straight) Komaru (small round)Yasurime (file marks): Katte-Sagari (Right-handed, upward-slanting)