Ordering number: 22297
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Oite Tokyo Uzawa Oumi Suke Minamoto Taneaki Saku
Taisho Gannen 12 Gatsu Hi
translation: Oumi Suke Minamoto Taneaki made this sword in Uzawa, Tokyo in December of Taisho 1.(1912)
Shinshinto Meiji: Chu-jo saku: Tokyo
(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: Wooden Habaki
The blade is polished.
Blade length:19.7 cm or 7.75inches.
Width at the hamachi:1.89cm or 0.74inches.
Kasane:0.62 cm or 0.24inches.
The weight of the sword:110grams
Era: December of Taisho 1, 1912.
Shape : The blade is small with left Ububa. Beautiful shape.
Jigane : Koitamehada is grained well with Jinie. Plain surface.
Hamon : Gunomemidare with lots of Ashi. Boshi turns back in a small circle.
Special feature: Oumi Suke Minamoto Taneaki was originally named as Horii Taneaki. He is a son of Taneyoshi and became a pupil of Gassan Sadakazu. He passed away in Taisho 12. He made a lot of Tanto. A father of Horii Toshihide.
From Aoi Art: This Tanto is nicely-made and has great Ububa left. The blade is short, but it is in a healthy condition. It is very good for protection Tanto. It is nicely polished and had been preserved really carefully. We truly recommend this to you.
Koshirae: Aikuchi Koshirae
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
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