Ordering number: 22108
Tanto in Shirasaya (consignment sale)
Signature: Sakuyoshi Hosokawa Masamori
Bunkyu 2 nen 8
Gatsu Hii 作陽士細川正守文久二年八月日
Ou Matsuura Shi Ju Fujieda Taro Hideyoshi Zo Kore
(translation: made by Fujieda Tarou Hideyoshi for the
demand of Mr. Matsuura.)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 28.4cm or 11.18inches.
Sori: 0.1 cm or 0.03inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.7cm or 1.06inches.
Kasane: 0.7 cm or 0.27inches.
The weight of the sword: 245grams.
Era: The late Edo period.
Shape: The blade is broad and thick, solid. There is Ububa left, really healthy conditioned.
Jigane: Well-grained Itamehada with lots of Jinie: beautiful Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunomemidare, Kinsuji works weakly, Boshi turns back round while the tip becomes Hakigake.
From Aoi Art:The signature is apparently good, but it has no powerful atmosphere,
and it is enough doubtful not to guarantee. Tanto itself is well-made and really good, as well as the genuine works.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.