Ordering number : AS18545
Tanto in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature : Mumei (Heianjo Hiroyuki)
Shinto: Jyo Saku: Wazamono: Yamashiro
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku anking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 28 cm or 11.02 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.85 cm or 1.12 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Edo period around Keicho era. 1596.
Shape : Wide and thick, Mitsumune style Tanto.
There are Hi on both side of the blade. Katakiri-Ba Tanto.
Jigane : Masame well grained. The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha Hamon. There are double Ha.
Boshi Hakikake style.
Special feature: Heianjo Hiroyuki was a sword smith of Yamashiro province.
He was a studend of Horikawa Kunihiro.
He made Katakiri-Ba style blade.
From Aoi Art: NBTHK Judged this blade as Heianjo Hiroyuki.
The Jigane, engraving and Hamon are elegant.
We recommend this rare and precious Katakiri-Ba Tanto for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.