Sunnobi Tanto: Mumei (Echizen Kantane)

Ordering number: 19628

Sunnobi Tanto in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubestu Kicho Paper)

Signature: Mumei (Echizen Kantane)

Shinto: Chu Jyo Saku: Ryo Wazamono.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 30.7 cm or 12.08 inches.
Sori : 0.2 cm or 0.07 inches.
Mekugi : 2 
Width at the hamachi : 3.40 cm or 1.33 inches.
Kasane : 0.57 cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword: 275 grams.
Era : Edo period around Keicho era.
Shape : Wide 3.4cm Sunnobi Tanto.
There are engraving, Ken and Tsume on the Omote side, Futasuji-Hi and Tsume on the Ura side.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are Chikei.
visible to see the texture. Hadadatsu.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Ko Gunome midare and round Gunome Midare.
Boshi is round Hakikake style.

Special feature: Echizen Kanetane was active in the early Edo period.
He moved from Mino province to Echizen and was also called as Echizen Seki. His Jigane is distinctive compared to other swordsmiths.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token
Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price : 300,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

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