Tanto:Kanekado(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number: 21290
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature : Kanekado
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(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.
Sue Koto: Chusaku: Mino
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length:27.0cm or 10.62inches.
Sori 0.2 :cm or 0.07inches.
Mekugi: 2
Width at the hamachi: 2.58 cm or 1.01inches.
Kasane: 0.57 cm or 0.22inches.
The weight of the sword:160grams.
Era: The late Muromachi period
Shape: Mitsumune, Bohi on the both sides, really regular Tanto shape.
Jigane: Itamehada is mixed with Mokumehada. There is a flaw on the part near the Mei under the Habaki.
Hamon: There comes Yaki from Hamachi.(Suikei Utsuri) Hamon appears like waves of the ocean. Round Ko-Gunomemidare comes into Boshi.

Special Feature: Mitsumune-shaped with Bohi on the both sides, whose Itamehada is very visible. Hamon has Suguha part and Gunomemidare part and moreover they are really actively done: well-made. It is really unfortunate that it has a flaw under the Habaki.

Koshirae:
Saya: On great Aogaichirashi Saya is inlaid with small pieces of red coral. After it becomes Kizamisaya.
Tsuba: Mokko-shaped Shakudo Tsuba. Traveler and Mt. Fuji are engraved with gold color.
Fuchi: A person chasing butterfly is engraved with gold color.
Kashira: A person playing with dragonfly by tying a string is engraved with gold color.
Menuki: Horse is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka: 2 people pushing each other are engraved with gold color.
Kogatana: There is Mei of Tamba Kami Yoshimichi(we cannot guarantee.)

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta

Price:450,000 JPY-.

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