Ordering number: 20054
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver and gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 27.6 cm or 10.86 inches.
Sori :0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.60 cm or 1.02 inches.
Kasane : 0.5 cm or 0.19 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Regular width and thickness Tanto.
There is a Gomabashi and a Bo-Hi engraved on the blade.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jitetsu is beautiful.
Hamon : Round shape Gunome Midare. In the Hamon,
there are Sunagashi. The Hamon is bright.
Boshi is round Hakikake style.
Special feature: There are two types Kanetomo.
One is Kanemoto of Naoe Shizu in Mino province,
the other is newer Kanetomo in Mino province.
This work is the latter one. This blade was done nice polishing.
The Hamon is bright and beautiful. The shape is typical Seki province’s one.
Saya : Aogai Chirasahi Saya.
Tsuba :Tsuba, iron Hamidashi Tsuba, flowers are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Shakudo, flower is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, autumn grass and incect are engraved with gold color.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.