Ordering number : 16478
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Kanetsuru
Sue Koto: Ryo Saku: Mino province.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki : copper single Habaki.
Blade length : 27.3 cm or 10.74 inches.
Sori :0.2 cm or 0.07 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the Hamachi : 2.55 cm or 1.00 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.45 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period. around Tensho era 1592.
Shape : Regular side Tanto. There are Bo-Hi and Soe-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nioi Deki, Gunome Midare and Togari Gunome.
Boshi is large Yakisage style.
Special feauture : Kanetsuru is a sword smith of Mino province.
He also called himself Toshikatsu. He was active the end of Muromachi period.
Tsuba : iron Tsuba, the flowing og water is engraved.
There are flowers with gold color.
Fuchi-kashira : Copper.
Saya : brown color, Kizami Saya.
Menuki : Copper.
Guranatee: NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.