Tanto: Uda Kunihisa(41st NBTHK Juyo Token)

Ordering number: 20308
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(41st NBTHK Juyo Token)
Signature : Uda Kunihisa

Sayagaki: Ecchu Koku Uda Kunihisa around Oei era.
Blade length is 1 Shaku 5 Bu.
Written in 1919. Unknown writer.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length:  32.12 cm or 12.65 inches.
Sori : 0.15 cm or 0.05 inches.
Mekugi :  
Width at the hamachi : 2.66cm or 1,05 inches.
Kasane : 0.33 cm or 0.13 inches.
The weight of the sword 165 grams.
Era: Late Bokucho to early Muromachi period
Shape: Mitu Munetsugu style Sakizori shape rather longer Tanto Nanboku shape.
Jigane: Itamo-Utsuri appear.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha based Gunome Midare with thick nioikuchi deep. In Hamon, sunagashi, kinsuji work
and small round shape bo-shi.

Special feature:Uda Kunihisa is a son of the Kunifusa and named Migi uemon Saburo. He was working late Nanbokucho to the early Muromachi period. The Tanto is rather wide and Mitsumune style longer Tanto.

Koshirae: Aikichi Koshirae
Saya:On the black-brown color Ishimeji,
Inao Kisami engraved and also
2 family crests on the front and one family crest on the back.
The family crest is very beautiful.

Menuki: Shishi dogs is engraved by shakudo with gold color.
Kozuka: On the iron plate, a Shishi dog is engraved with gold color.
Kogatana: 6 poems are engraved in very detailed engraving.
Hamon is ocean and moon design Hamon.

From Aoi Art: The shape is Mitsumune style, wide and Long size which looks like Nanbokucyo style Tanto.
thick Hadatachi Jigane and Bo-Utsuri appear clearly typical Nothern part of sword atmosphere. The Jigane is blackish Kunihisa who belonged to Koida school deep
Nioikuchi suguha and double hamon, ashi and also sunagawa, kinsuji work.Bo-shi is komaru deep nioikuchi hakikake style.
The Koshirae is also a very attractive nice mounting.
We strongly recommend this Tanto for you.

41st NBTHK Juyo Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata.

Price : 1,600,000 JPY-.
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