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Tanto: Kusano Yoshiaki Saku(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering Number: 23840

Tanto in Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Kusano Yoshiaki Saku 草野吉明作  

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku.
This work is ranked as Jyo Saku for Kusano Yoshiaki.

Habaki: Silver single habaki.
Blade Length: 22.7cm (8.9in)
Curvature: 0.0cm
Mekugi Hole: 1
Width at Base: 2.5cm (1.0in).
Thickness: 0.6cm (0.2in)
Sword Weight: 125g
Era: the end of Edo period
Shape: Well-balanced tanto with Bohi.
Jigane: Extremely well-forged, near plain jigane.
Hamon: Nie-deki suguha with pointed Bo-shi.

Features: Kusano Yoshiaki was a swordsmith in the end of Edo period and a apprentice of Gassan Sadakazu. Like other swordsmith, he is thought to have given up on making swords when the Sword Abolishment Edict was issued in Meiji 4(1898).

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

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Price: 200,000 JPY-.

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