Ordering number: 15042
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Sasshu Ju Sadakiyo(judged as around the Tenbun era)
Sue Koto: Ryo saku: Satsuma
(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:16.2cm or 6.37inches.
Sori: curved inside
Width at the hamachi:1.8cm or 0.70inches.
Kasane:0.49cm or 0.19inches.
The weight of the sword:80grams
Era: Around the Tenbun era, the Muromachi period
Shape: The blade is relatively short, slightly narrow, and normally thick. Mitsumune
shape with inside warp.
Jigane: Koitamehada is very dense and looks like plain.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha until the middle, Gunomemidare, and Hitatsura. Sunagashi and
Kinsuji work in Ha.
Special feature: Sadakiyo is a swordsmith from Satsuma province, very rare. Especially, Hitatsura works are very rare and this blade is well-made.
Fuchikashira: silver plate
Saya: Gold color. Mei- Fudomaru Yoshirio Saku(not guaranteed)
Menuki: Silver plate. Old person on a broomstick is engraved.
Sageo: with Netsuke
From Aoi Art: Sasshu Ju Sadakiyo is a swordsmith from Satsuma province around the Muromachi period. This work is a rare Hitatsura work. The shape is like Bizen works. The blade is really well-made. We truly recommend this to you.
NBTHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
(NOT including shipping fee to overseas)