Ordering number: 19703
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(Hozon Touken)
Signature: Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Mito Sukemitsu.
(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 by good polisher.
Habaki : Silver foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 26.3cm or 10.354inches.
Sori :0,2 cm or 0.079inches.
Mekugi : silver fail single habaki.
Width at the hamachi : 2.86cm or 1.126 inches.
Kasane : 0,69 cm or 0.272 inches.
The weight of the sword 285 grams.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is a wide and thick healthy blade.
Jigane :item hada and Mokume hada mixed with Jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon :Nie deck Suguha with small ashi and round shape yakisage style.
special feature: This blade is Mumei attributed as Mito sukemitsu by NBTHK Kantei.
Sukemitsu belonged to Yokoyama school well known Cyoji midare. The blade is Ubu NNakago and a very heavy blade.
Saya :Kawarinuri saya.
Tsuba :On the oval shape iron Tsuba, flower is engraved with gold color.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, a cow with a man are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: On the syakudo nanako plate, flower is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: Even though the blade is mumei but the blade is Ubu nakago and very healthy bled without Kizu and flow.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.