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Tanto: Bishu Osafune Kiyomitsu Eiroku 9 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering Number: 23742

Tanto in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Token)

Bishu Osafune Kiyomitsu 備州長船清光
Eiroku 9 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi(August 1566) 永禄九年八月日

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.

Habaki: Shakudo and gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade Length: 20.9 cm (8.23 in)
Curvature: 0.0 cm (0 in)
Mekugi Hole: 2
Width at Base: 2.12 cm (0.83 in)
Thickness of rim: 0.67 cm (0.26 in)
Sword Weight: 135 grams
Era: the late Muromachi period
Shape: thick tanto with a slight curve at the top
Jigane: Itame Hada mixed with Mokume Hada with faint utsuri.
Hamon: Nie Suguha with small Ashi, the Boshi turns back with a small round shape.

Features: Bishu Osafune Kiyomitsu is a representative of the Suebizen swordsmiths. They continued from the Nanboku-cho period to the end of the Muromachi period.

Aoi Art’s Comment: The kissaki has small Ware, but overall the jigane is clean.

NBTHK Hozon Token
AoiArt estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

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Price:250,000 JPY-.

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