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Tanto: Sokan Saku Bunkyu 3 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering Number: 23610

Tanto in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature: Sokan Saku 宗寛作
Bunkyu 3 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi (August, 1863) 文久三八月日

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku.
This work ranks as Jyojyo Saku among Muneyasu's works.

Habaki: Single copper Habaki.
Blade Length: 27.6 cm (10.87 in)
Curvature: 0 cm
Mekugi Hole: 1
Width at Base: 2.75 cm (1.08 in)
Thickness: 0.84 cm (0.33 in)
Sword Weight: 265 grams
Era: the end of Edo period, 1863

Shape: the wide and thick tanto
Jigane: Ko-itame hada with jinie.
Hamon: Niedeki regularly arranged small gunome midare with rounded Boshi.

Features: Sokan was born in Tohoku area, moved to Edo and learned swordmaking from Koyama Munetsugu.
This piece is solid tanto and of good quality.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
AoiArt estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

*Please note: The price does not include international shipping fees.

Price:350,000 JPY-.

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