Ordering number: 19568
Tanto in Shirasaya with Kohisrae(NBTHK Hozon paper)(consignment sale)
Signature: Kanemoto (Magoroku)
Sue-Koto: Saijo saku: Saijo Owazamono: Mino province.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to Saijo saku ranking.
The blade was polished
Habaki :gold foiled habaki.
Blade length : 23.7 cm or 9.33 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.04 cm or 0.80 inches.
Kasane : 0.46 cm or 0.18 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Mitsu Mume Suriage Machiokuri Tanto. The blade shape is nice.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are Chikei.
Hamon : Nie Deki, collapsed Sanbonsugi Hamon. Boshi is Jizo-fu style.
Special feature: In Mino school, there are many famous swordsmith.
Kanemoto is the top-ranking swordsmith in the Muromachi period.
The top group of Mino blades is high valuation.
Especialy Kanemoto is the top popularity in Mino school in Japan.
There are many Kanemoto. This blade is absolutely 2nd generation Magoroku Kanemoto.
This Kanemoto is quite rare blade. The Jigane and fine Chikei are so beautiful.
We think that the Kanemoto is the greatest sword smith in the Mino province.
We recommend this blade very much.
Koshirae: Set of silver Nanakoji Koshirae.
Tsuba: Mokkou shape iron Tsuba with gold inlay. Higo Tsuba.
Saya: russet color Saya, some design are engraved. Kawari Nuri Saya.
Fuchikashira: Kojiri: silver Nanako.
Menuki: leaf and spider are engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.