Ordering number: 20279
Tanto in Shirasaya Kanmuri Otoshi style.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature: Naotsugu (late Muromachi period)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki
Blade length: 28.2 cm or 11.1 inches.
Sori :0.2 cm or 0.07 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.41 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane :0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
The weight of the sword 225 grams.
Era : End of Muromachi period
Shape: Kanmuri Otoshi style. Bo-hi and Gomabashi are engraved. Shinogiji is sharpe, good shape sword.
Jigane: Ko-itame-hada well grained, Jinie attached beautiful Jihada.
Hamon :Niedeki Gunome-midare with Ashi. Boshi is Midarekomi and deep Yakisage style.
Special feature: There are 2 Naotsugu, 1 is made Koto and 1 is made
Shinshinto but this sword has old Jigane and Hamon is
Ko-Gunome-Midare, Boshi is Midarekomi so we can say this
sword was made around end of Muromachi period. The
sword is Kanmuri Otoshi styke and healthy, this is rare
Tanto. Jigane and Hamon is also good.
From Aoi Art: Kanmuri Otoshi style is rare and was famous around end of
Muromachi to Bakumatsu. All of Jigane, Hamon, Boshi of the sword has a special feature of Muromachi sword. So this
Naotsugu is the Naotsugu had made around end of
Muromachi period but not Naotsugu of Edo period
Background: Sengoku period
NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.
Price: 270,000 JPY-.