Ordering number : AS19027
Tanto in Shirasaya
Signature : Kiyohira Saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 19.3 cm or 7.59 inches.
Sori :0 m or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.21 cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.60 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : modern times.
Shape : Kanmuro Otoshi style.
Jigane :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach and chikei work.
Hamon :Nie deck gunome midair and round boshi
and turns back Yakisage style.
In Hamon there are many strong Kinsuji scatter
and also inside of the boshi also.
Special feature: Kiyohira was a younger brother of the national treasure
Miyairi Syohei who was born at Nagano prefecture.
He studied under his brother Miyairi Syohei and mastered So-syu den.
and created his own business and got the Doryokusyo prize,
Yusyu soy prize and Mainichi press company’s prize.
This Tanto remind us Kiyomaro utsushi.
From Aoi Art: THis Tanto is unusual Kanmuro ottos’ style
and high quality blade. There are many Kinsuji scatter in Hamon.
Probably He used high quality Tamahagane for using this Tanto.
We strongly recommend this Tanto for you and enjoy
the vivid active Kinsuji.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.