Ordering number: 19704
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature : Mumei (Daido)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: copper single habaki.
Blade length: 30.3 cm or 11.9inches.
Sori : 0.2 cm or 0.07inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.85 cm or 1.12inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.27inches.
The weight of the sword 250 grams.
Era: End of Muromachi period, Tensho era
Shape: Kissaki is pretty wide and there is a little Sakizori. Typical Muromachi period Tensho era Tanto.
Jigane: Mokume-hada well grained, Jinie attached with thin Chikei, Shirake Utsuri.
Hamon: Ko-Niedeki Notare Gunome. Hamon like sea wave. Boshi turn back round.
Special feature: Dai do is sword smith active from the end of Muromachi period, Tensyo era to Keicho era. He called Mutsu No Kami Daido and his sword style is a wide blade with Nioikuchi like this sword. This sword also has Mokume-hada with Chikei and Jinie attached.
Tsuba: Round Shakudo Tsuba. The gold color is engraved.
Menuki: Family crest is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka: On Shakudo Nanako plate, Kenmaki-Ryu is engraved with gold and silver color.
From Aoi Art: Daido Tanto was made in Sengoku period.
Nakago is Ubu Mumei and it is rare and healthy. Koshirae is also good.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.