Tanto: Kunihide Saku

Ordering number: AS20353
Tanto in Koshirae.

Signature: Kunihide Saku

(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: copper single Habaki.
Blade length : 21.82 cm or 8.59 inches.
Sori :0.0 cm or 0.0 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi: 2.16 cm or 0.85 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: cm or inches.
Kasane : 1.1cm or 0.433 inches.
The weight of the sword 230 grams.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The thickness is 1.1cm which is called Yoroi- Doshi
with Mitsumune style.
Jigane :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach very clean jigane.
Hamon :Nieddeki round style gunome midare and notare mixed.
Bo-shi is round shape yakisage style.

Special feature: Yoroi do-shi is a dagger made for the purpose of piercing an enemy through a gap in the
armor.
The stack is thick and solid. It started in the Kamakura period, passed through the
Muromachi period, and was produced at the end of the Edo period.
When close combat such as braiding became popular, a dagger with no warp and thick
layers were required in consideration of piercing from the top of the armor.

Koshirae : Saya and Tsuka are both the same leather used with gold color flower design.

From Aoi Art: The Tanto is thick Yoroidoshi style and made around the late Edo period.
This type of Tanto was popular during the period when there were many battles at the end of the Kamakura period, the end of the Muromachi period, and the end od the Edo period.
It is a Tanto with extreme sharpness.

Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon token.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price: 150,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction


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