Tanto:Mumei (attributed as Shinshinto Jumyo)(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number: AS20442
Tanto in Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature : Mumei (attributed as Shinshinto Jumyo)
無銘(新々刀寿命)      

(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.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: silver single habaki.
Blade length: 17.9cm or 7.04inches.
Mekugi:1
Width at the hamachi:2.22cm or 0.87inches.
Kasane: 0.53cm or 0.20 inches.
The weight of the sword: 105grams.
Era: The late Edo period
Shape: Rare Moroha work. They were popular especially in the Muromachi period. People had great wars in those days, maybe that is why lethal potential swords were popular.
Jigane: Koitamehada is grained well with Jinie. Beautiful Jigane
Hamon: Nioikuchi is slightly deep, becomes Gunomemidare, Ashi works really well, well-made.

Special Feature: NBTHK has judged this work as Shinshinto Jumyo. In our opinion, it was made by someone who was better than Shinshinto Jumyo, but we don’t know who.

Koshirae: Aikuchi Koshirae
Saya: Black Roiro Saya
Fuchikashira: Silver
Kojiri: Silver

From Aoi Art: The body shape like Shobu-Zukuri and really sharp polished Hamon are really impressive. Koshirae of this style was also popular in those days. We think it was made by a great sword smith. It could be Tanemitsu.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
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Auction starting Price:250,000 JPY-.

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