Ordering number: AS22246
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Oite Tobu Kawagoe Shin Teruyoshi Saku.
Ansei 3 Nen Tatsu Nigatsuhi
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-jyo Saku ranking.
Habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 29.0cm or 11.41 inches.
Sori : 0.0cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.9cm or 1.14 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.1cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.7cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword 305 grams
Era : Late Edo period, Ansei 3rd February.
Shape : Kanmuri Otoshi style, sharp, wide and thick sword.
Jigane : Ko-Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached beautiful Jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki deep Nioikuchi Gunome-Midare then round Nioikuchi thick Suguha.
Special feature: Teruyoshi is sword smith of Kawagoe clan and is a student of Hosokawa Masayoshi. He also is a Samurai, his start to
make sword around Kaei period. He engrave Sakura flower to Nakago some time. Some his Wakizashi and Katana( about 7 swords) was deceived as cultural treasure of Kawagoe city.
Tsuba: Mokko style iron plate. Mimi is Tachiage. Shellfish is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Copper plate, Ocean and waves are engraved with gold color.
Saya: Kawari-Nuri style.
Menuki: Shakudo plate, boar is engraved.
Kojiri: Shibuichi plate. Ocean is engraved.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako plate. Ocean and birds are engraved.
Kogatana: Has Mei as Bizen Osafune Ju Yokoyama Sukenaga.
From Aoi Art: Rare Kanmuri Otoshi style sword. Deep Nioikuchi thick Suguha also worked on Shinogi side. The Koshirae is very old so we think it was made with the sword.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper:
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
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