Ordering number : 17353
Tanto in Koshirae.
Signature : Mumei
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Regular Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single Habaki.
Blade length : 19.6 cm or 7.71 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 1.25 cm or 0.49 inches.
Kasane : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Late Edo perid.
Shape : Wide and thick, Mitsumune style Tanto.
Jigane : Masame Hada well grained. and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Nie deki, Suguha with thick Niokuchi and Notare.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: From the Jigane and Hamon, this blade was made around late Edo period. The Tanto has nice Masame Hada.
Saya : Brown Ishime-Ji Saya.
Tsuba : Silver Hamidashi Tsuba.
Fuchikashira: Kojiri: Shibuichi plate, shells are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Shakudo, flower is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: Thick Masame Hada Tanto.
The Koshirae is also nice. This Fuchikashira and Kojiri remind of the story of Ryugu-jo. It is Japanese folklore.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.