Tanto : Mumei (judged as Aizu Masaoki)

Ordering number: 22573

Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token paper)

Signature: Mumei (judged as Aizu Masaoki)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
Habaki: Gold colored double Habaki.
The blade is polished.
Blade length:22.0cm or 8.66inches.
Sori:0.0cm or 0.0inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.12cm or 0.83inches.
Kasane:0.8 cm or 0.31inches.
The weight of the sword:160grams
Era: The late Edo period
Shape: The blade is normally broad and thick with Mitsumune shape. The blade is normally shaped.
Jigane: Koitamehada is dense. It is like a plain surface.
Hamon: Niedeki, deep Nioikuchi, Notare. Nioikuchi of Boshi is much deeper and Boshi goes sharper and turns back round.

Special feature: This blade is judged as Aizu Masaoki. The blade is well-made and Hamon is similar to early works by Suishinshi Masahide. Nioikuchi is deep and Jigane is clear and beautiful.

Tsuba: Iron plate, trees and flowers are engraved.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo-Ishimeji plate, chrysanthemum is engraved.
Saya: Aogai-Chirashi Saya.
Menuki: Shakudo plate. Trees and flowers are engraved with gold color.
Kozuka: Copper plate, flowers are engraved.

From Aoi Art: This work is Ubu-Mumei, but it is thick with Mitsumune-shape, and Jigane is beautiful and clean. It is very disappointing that it is Mumei. Koshirae is also nicely-made and we truly recommend this one to you.

NTBHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta

Price:350,000 JPY-.

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