Ordering number : AS18165
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Toshiaki Saku(Yoroi Doshi)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copper single Habaki.
Blade length : 22.9 cm or 9.01 inches.
Sori :0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.22 cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.99 cm or 0.38 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The thickness is almost 1cm. massive Yoroidoshi Tanto.
The shape is also good.
Jigane : Masame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Suguha and Notare-Ba. There are Kinsuji and Sunagashi.
Boshi is round Hakikake shape.
Special feature: Toshiaki also called Issenshi Toshiaki.
He lived in Mutsu Ichinoseki province.
Tsuba : Copper Hamidashi Tsuba.
Menuki : Shakudo, chiken is engraved with gold color.
Saya: Dark brown color Saya.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Ishime Ji.
From Aoi Art: We guess that Toshiaki was influenced by Kunikane.
The Jigane is beautiful Masame Hada.
At a glance, this blade looks like Gassan Sadakatsu.
The Koshirae is also nice.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.