Tanto:Signature: Oite Takushi Isido Ichiro Tanemasa(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Touken)

Ordering number:AS23793

Tanto in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Touken)

Signature: Oite Takushi Isido Ichiro Tanemasa
Koka 2 Nen Kisaragi Gatsuhi(February1844)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This blade belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
Habaki: Single-layer copper
Blade Length : 28.9 centimeters (approximately 11.4 inches)
Curvature : 0.2 centimeters (approximately 0.08 inches)
Peg Hole : 1
Base Width : 3.07 centimeters (approximately 1.21 inches)
Thickness : 0.63 centimeters (approximately 0.25 inches)
Sword Weight: 270 grams
Era : Edo Period, Koka 2nd Year (1844)
The sword has a broad body, firm thickness, and is well-crafted overall.
Jitetsu : It displays a fine-grained texture with a refined appearance.
Hamon: The temper line exhibits a deep nioiguchi (temper line) that reminds
one of the Motohira in Kyusyu style.

Features: This piece may be considered a hidden gem, as it is not featured in any renowned sword reference books.

Aoi Arts Comment: Despite not being featured in well-known references, this sword
bears the signature “Tadashige,” suggesting the work of a skilled swordsmith. The
condition of the tang also closely resembles that of a disciple of Tadashige, indicating
their active role in the school. This is a well-crafted piece deserving of recommendation.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Touken
Aoi Arts
Whole Oshigata
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Auction Starting Price: 250,000 yen

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