Ordering number: 19708
Wakizashi(Sunnobi Tanto) in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Token)
Signature : Ise Tamaru Junin Fujiwara Nagatoshi Saku
Keio Gan Otu Ushi Nen Shimotsuki Kichijitsu
(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 : 32.3 cm or 12.71 inches.
Sori : 0.3 cm or 0.11 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.84 cm or 1.11 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword: 250 grams.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : Regular width and thickness Tanto.
There are Futasuji-Hi, Bo-Hi and Soe-Hi.
Jigane : Itame Hada and Mokume Hada mixed with Jinie attach.
The texture is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Togari Gunome Midare from the Hamachi to Kissaki. In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Special feature: Fujiwara Nagatoshi was a swordsmith of Omi province. He studied under Ise Tamaru Nagasada.
Saya : Dark brown and black color Saya.
Tsuba : Mokko shape iron Tsuba, Ajiro pattern and flowers are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Plants are engraved with gold color.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako, Shishi dog is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, flowers are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: He grew uo as a disciple of Okachiyama Nagasada.
His style is similar to his master. We are amazied at how woundeful the polishing is. The polishing brings out best in the Jigane. The Hamon with Sunagashi and Kinsuji are impressed.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.