Ordering number : 18244
Tanto in Koshirae with box
Signature : Kiyotoshi
Heisei Kinoe Inu
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 22.6 cm or 8.89 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.25 cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : modern times (1994)
Shape : Regular size Tanto with thick. Like Yoroidoshi.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Masagakaru.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Notare Hamon.
Special feature : Kiyotoshi is a sword smith of Nagano prefecture. He was born in 1959.
In 1982, he studied under the Miyairi shool.
He got the approval to make sword in 1988.
He got Nyusen prize at the Shinsakutoten in 1989.
Aikuchi Koshirae :
Fuchikashira : Kurikata: Kojiri: Copper plate,
flower is engraved with gold and Shakudo.
Saya : cloth with Urushi lacquer. Kawarinuri.
Menuki : Kiri mon.
Kozuka Kogatana: Nanako plate, Kiri mon is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: This blade has nice Koshirae.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.