Sunbobi Tanto: Bizen Kuni Osafune Sukesada

Ordering number : 14530

Sunbobi Tanto in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon paper).

Signature: Bizen Kuni Osafune Sukesada.
Eiroku 11 Nen 2 Gatsu Kichijitsu.(Eiroku 11th Feb lucky day 1568)

The blade was polished.
Habaki:syakudo and gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 36.6cm or 14.40 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm or 0.15 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi :3.31 cm or 1.30 inches.
Kasane : 0.62cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period Eiroku era. 1568
Shape :he blade is wide(3,31cm) and regular thickness nice healthy shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach and utsuri appear.
Hamon : Niedeki wavy noter hamon and round shape Boshi with Yo.

Special feature : Sukesada group started from Muromachi Eisyo era to
late Muromachi period and also late Edo for a long period.
Generally Sukesada mass productive items were made at Late Muromachi period
on order to supply demanding sword consumers.
But this item is different from mass productive items.
It is very rare to see this kind of wide and long hibachi wakizashi.
The blade is healthy without kiss and flow.

Historical background: war era:Okehazama battle Eiroku 3rd year May 19th.
Kawanakajima battle Eiroku 4th August.

NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 1,200,000-. (shipping costs not included in price)

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