Tanto : Kanesada(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number: AS23599

Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature: Kanesada
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(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: Gold colored single Habaki
The blade is polished.
Blade length:24.3cm or 9.56inches.
Sori:0.0m or 0.0inches.
Mekugi:1
Width at the hamachi:2.36cm or 0.92inches.
Kasane:0.77cm or 0.30inches.
The weight of the sword:190grams
Era: The early Muromachi period
Shape: The blade is broad, has Mitsumune. It looks sharp like Yoroidoshi. 3 character Mei is engraved.
Jigane: Koitamehada has rough surface and Jinie.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha. Midarekomi and big Yakisage.

Special feature: Kane”包” is worn out and looks unobvious but this work is judged as Suetegai, and made in the early Muromachi period. Yasurime of Nakago is Higaki so the judgement should be correct.

Koshirae:
Saya: Black Ishimeji Saya
Menuki: Insects are engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: Thick Tegai work and Tsuruta also thinks that it is made in the early Muromachi period. It has only Mekugi hole.

NBTHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.

Auction Starting Price:400,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction




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