Tanto: Tsunehira Saku (Mukansa Swordsmith)

Ordering Number: 23453

Tanto in Shirasaya

Tsunehira Saku 恒平作
Showa 62 Nen 5 Gatsu Hi (May 1987) 昭和六十二年五月日

Our company categorizes swords based on their craftsmanship as top-notch, excellent, high-quality, and standard. This sword is classified as an excellent work.

High ranked polishing

Habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade Length: 27.2 cm (10.7 in)
Curve: 0.0 cm (0.0 in)
Mekugi hole: 1
Motohaba (Width at Base): 2.7 cm (1.1 in)
Thickness: 0.7 cm (0.23 in)

Sword Weight: 200 grams
Era: Showa 62 (1987)
Shape: the blade is wide, thick. Kanmuri-otoshi tanto. There is ububa.
Jigane: Ko-itame hada well grained.
Hamon: Niedeki, gunomemidare with kinsuji in the hamon of monouchi area. Boshi is rounded and long.

Uebayashi Tsunehira was born in 1949, won many awards and became a Mukansa swordsmith in 1985. He reveived Intangible Cultural Property of Yamagata prefecture.
It is difficult to make Kanmuriotoshi and mitsumune style tanto. The carving of the blade is good. This sword presents his great skill.

Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

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

Price: 550,000 JPY-.

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