Ordering number: AS19536
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature: Mumei (Sue Tegai)
Koto: Sue Koto
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 25.5 cm or 10.03 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 4
Width at the hamachi : 2.26 cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.46 cm or 0.18 inches.
The weight of the sword: 125 grams.
Era : Middle Muromachi period.
There are engraving of Ken and Goma-bashi on the blade.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada and KoMokume Hada grained with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei and Utsuri.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha and Notare Hamon.
The Nioikuchi is rather thick. There are many Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is small rounded Hakikake style.
Special feature: The blade was judged as Sue Tegai.
You can enjoy Koto atmosphere.
There are a lot of activiities in the Ha. The Jigane is also various.
We never tire of looking at this Tanto.
Saya : Red dark brown saya.
Tsuba : Iron, Ume flowers and mese design are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Shakudo, some design is engraved with gold color.
Fuchi: Shakudo Nanako, Ume flowers are engraved with gold color.
Kashira: Shakudo Nanako, autumn incest and plants are engraved with gold color.
Wari Kogai: Shakudo and silver, cherry blossoms are engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.