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Tanto:Sukesada Kaei 2 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi(August 1849)(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number:AS24044

Tanto in Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature: Sukesada
Kaei 2 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi(August 1849)

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku.
This sword is ranked as Jyo Saku.
Single-layer copper habaki.
Blade Length: 20.0 cm (7.87 in)
Curvature: 0 cm (0 in)
Mekugi Hole: 1
Width at Base: 2.04 cm (0.80 in)
Thickness: 0.6 cm (0.24 in)
Sword Weight: 110 grams (3.88 oz)
Era: Edo period, August 1850
Shape: This is a slightly small tanto with the rare signature of Sukesada.
Jigane: Itame hada well-forged with utsuri appearing.
Hamon: Nioi-deki suguha, boshi maru with kaeri.

Features: This Sukesada work is rare with a two-character signature and the date on the reverse side, August 1850.

Kozuka: Shakudo nanakoji with gold inlay of human and bird motifs.
Saya: Interesting design with patterns over fabric.
Menuki: High-relief carving of a tiger with gold inlay.

Aoi Art’s Comment: This koshirae is an original Edo period piece.
We highly recommend this rare and valuable work.

NBTHK Hozon Token
AoiArt estimation paper
Whole Oshigata
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Auction Starting Price:220,000JPY

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