Order number : 16044
Tanto in Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature :Mumei(Nakayama Yoshimichi)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length :22.6 cm or 8.9 inches.
Sori : 0cm or 0 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.56cm or 1.01 inches.
Kasane :0.77 cm or 0.303inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : Unusual Kogarasumaru utsushi.
The blade is thick and Kanmuri otoshi style.
Jigane :Itame hada well grained with jinie attach and many chikei work.
Hamon :konie deki kogunome and active double hamon
and a lot of activities in Ha.
Special feature:This blade is Mumei and attributed as Yoshimichi
who was a adopted son and studied from his father Yoshihiro.
This group was always making like Go Yoshihiro Koto blade.
From Aoi-Art:His master and his students were making swords
from Go Yoshihiro as their teacher.
This blade is also active temper line and nice active Jigane.
Koshirae : all copper aikuchi isaaku Koshirae.
Saya :red saya wrinkces shape.
Menuki : silver family crest design is engraved.
Fuchikashira, Kojiri, Kurikate are made by copper.
NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.