Ordering number : 17336
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK NBTHK Paper)
Signature : Mumei (Uda Kunifusa)
(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.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copper and Shakudo double Habaki.
Blade length : 26.0 cm or 10.23 inches.
Sori : 0.0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.44 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Nanbokucho period, Koan era (1361).
Shape : Nakago is Furisode shape. There are Bo-Hi and Gomabashi.
Jigane : Itame hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei. The Jigane is blackshi and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Ko Nie Deki, Suguha with Notare.
The Nioikuchi is thick and bright. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: Uda Kunifusa was started from Nanbokucho period around Keian era(1361).
And continued to 5th generation around Bunmei era.
Early works, the Jigane is good and Hamon is bright.
Ko Nyudo Kunimitsu moved from Yamato Uda to Ecchu province.
Kunifusa who was son of Kunimitsu, took over his job and was active to middle Murokachi period.
During Nanbokucho priod’s their blades were called as Ko Uda. Muromachi period’s were Uda.
Saya : Kawari Nuri and Sendan Kizami Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, scroll and broom are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Samurai is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira and Kurikata : Shakudo, flowers are engraved with gold color.
Kojiri: Shakudo, wave design is engraved.
Kozuka Kogatana : Shakudo plate, boat is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: It is difficult to judge the generation of Uda Kunihusa.
From the shape and work, this Tanto was made around Nanbokucho period.
The Koshirae is elegant. We recommend this Tanto for you and also suitable for Yomeiri Tanto(trousseau).
NBTHK NBTHK Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 400,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)