Tanto:Senri Norihisa Saku Kore / January, Heisei 1st year (1989)

Ordering number:23756

Tanto in Shirasaya

Signature: Senri Norihisa Saku Kore
January, Heisei 1st year (1989)

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku. The quality of this work is ranked as Jyo Saku for Senri Norihisa.
Habaki: Single
Blade Length: 27.4 cm (10.79 in)
Curvature: 0.0 cm (0 in)
Mekugi Hole: 1
Width at Base: 2.87 cm (1.13 in)
Thickness of Rim: 0.63 cm (0.25 in)
Sword Weight: 230 grams
Era: Heisei 1st year (1989)

Shape: the thick and wide tanto with Bo-hi carved on both sides.
Jigane: Fine ko-itame hada with a splendid jigane.
Hamon: Nideki gunome midare with a lot of Ashi with sunagashi and fine kinsuji.

Features: Yamaue Norhihisa was born in 1940 and learned sword forging from Kurihara Akihide. He won many awards afther the war.
There are many changes in the hamon and it is attractive.
The inscription says that this sword was made in January of the first year of Heisei, which seemes to convey his enthusiasm.

AoiArt estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

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