Ordering number : 19421
Tanto in Koshirae.
Signature : Kiyomitsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to yo Jyo saku Jyo Saku Regular saku J ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed J single habaki.
Blade length : 27.88 cm or 10.97inches.
Sori :0.18cm or 0.07 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.08 cm or 1.21inches.
Kasane : 0.85cm or 0.33inches.
The weight of the sword: 325grams.
Era : late Edo period
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with not much sori.
Jigane : Koitamejada well grained with jinie attach.
It is difficult to see in the picture, there are some scratches.
If the blade will be polished again, the blade will be nice.
Hamon :Niedekisuguha and notareba with deep nioikuchi.
There are fine kinsuji and sunagashi in the blade.
The temperline turns back roundly at the peak with hakikake.
Special feature: Kiyomitsu is a sword craftsman in Kaga prefecture.
At that time, demand for swords drastically decreased
and sword craftsmans had to live a hard life.
Saya :black ishime style saya
Tsuba : On iron plate, plants are engraved with gold color
Menuki : On syakudo plate, design is engraved.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo with some pattern.
From Aoi-Art: Most works of Kyomitsu is suguha and have modesty.
Koshirae is old and not gorgeous, but the red color of Menuki is wonderful.
Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.