Ordering number: 20277
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Mikasa Hoko Hideaki
Showa 5 Nen 7 Gatsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copper single habaki with gold color.
Blade length : 22.7 cm or 8.93 inches.
Sori : 0.0 cm
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.5cm or inches.
The weight of the sword 120 grams.
Era : Showa 5th, 1930
Shape :Small Tanto with Ubuha, good shape sword.
Jigane :Masame-hada well grained with Chikei. Beautiful Jigane.
Hamon : Deep Niedeki-Nioikuchi with Notare. Boshi is round shape.
special feature: Small Tanto made from warship Mikasa’s canon iron. There are many swords made from this iron and most of them are Muji style but this sword is Masame-hada and this is very rare. We never seen Mikasa sword like this and we think this sword was special order.
Saya : Azuki color, Kizami style.
Tsuba : Round Iron Mokko style Tsuba. Flower patterns is engraved with gold color on frontside and with silver on backside.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako plate. Plants are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Shakudo plate, Tree is and snow are engraved with silver.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako plate, Pine tree, chrysanthemum, bird and house are engraved with gold color. Has Mei as Ishiguro Masatsune.
Kogai: Shakudo Nanako plate, Pine tree, chrysanthemum, bird and house are engraved with gold color. Has Mei as Ishiguro Masatsune.
From Aoi Art: Tanto made by warship Mikasa. It has Masame on frontside. Koshirae is of high quality.
Aoi Art estimation paper
NBTHK Hozon Token
Price : 500,000 JPY-.