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Tanto: Toshihira(Osumi Toshihira)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering Number: AS24137

Tanto: Shirasaya with Box (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature:
Toshihira 俊平(Osumi Toshihira, 大隈俊平)
Showa 59 Nen 12 Gatsu Hi (December 1984)
昭和五十九年十二月日

Hakogaki: Amulet sword made by Ōsumi Toshihira

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku and Regular Saku.
This work is ranked as Jyo Saku.

Habaki: Gold-plated double habaki.
Blade Length: 25.3cm (10.0in)
Mekugi Hole: 1
Width at Base: 2.6cm (1.0in)
Thickness: 0.7cm (0.3in)
Sword Weight: 250 grams
Era: December 1984

Shape: wide Mitsumune Tanto with ububa.
Jigane:Ko itame hada with Masa
Hamon: Nie-deki Suguha with ko-ashi and doubled hamon.

Features: sumi Toshihira was born in Gunma prefecture in 1932, sudied under Miyairi Yukihira, and became independent in 1957.
He has won the Masamune Award, the most prestigious award, three times, as well as many other awards, and was recognized as Living Naiontal Treasure in 1997.
He produved many works imitating Koto, and is knoww as a master of straight hamon.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

Auction Starting Price:1,000,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction