The blade was polished.
Habaki: Shakudo Muji
Blade length : 25.5 cm or 10.03inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.62cm or 1.03inches.
Kasane : 0.67cm or 0.26inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : It is strong looking tanto.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached. It is clear hada.
Hamon : Consisted of nie structure in suguha line. Ashi is attached well
and the nioi particles are rather deep and dense. Sunagashi and kinsuji works are well seen as well.
Koshirae : Aikuchi koshriae
Saya : Black roiro saya
Menuki : There is two crabs engraved and inlayed with gold.
Kozuka : On iron plate, cascade is engraved and inlayed with gold.
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 250,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)