Ordering number: 22396
Tanto in Koshirae
Signature: Yamashiro Kuni Nishijin Jyu Umetada Myoujyu Hori do(fake)
Kanei 20 Nen ? Gatsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to jyo saku ranking.
Habaki: Silver single Habaki
The blade is polished.
Blade length:20.8cm or 8.18inches.
Mekugi:3, one of them are filled
Width at the hamachi:2.09cm or 0.82inches.
Kasane:0.85cm or 0.33inches.
The weight of the sword:165grams
Era: The late Edo period
Shape: The blade is broad an thick: Yodoi Doshi shape. There are carvings on the blade: Plum blossoms and Bonji(sanskrit) on the front, 2 lined Hi on the back.
Jigane: Koitamehada is dense: like a plain surface
Hamon: Nioideki Gunomemidare. Boshi turns back round.
Special feature: A fake of Yamashiro Kuni Nishijin Ju Umetada Akitoshi Hori Do.
Tsuba: Hamidashi Tsuba
Warekogai: Silver plate
Fuchikashira/Kojiri: Silver plate
Saya: Black Saya, patterns are engraved with black color
From Aoi Art: Unfortunately, it is a fake Tanto. It is a Yodoidoshi with plum blossoms/Bonji carving. The blade is powerful with Gunomemidare. Koshirae is elaborately made.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta