Tanto : Bishu Ju Munemitsu (Bingo: around Tensho era)
Tanto in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Bishu Ju Munemitsu (Bingo: around Tensho era)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Bishu Ju Munemitsu belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 28.2 cm or 11.10 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.32 cm or 0.91 inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Muromachi period.
Shape : Wide Tanto. Futasuji-Hi is on both side.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attached.
The Jiga is beautiful.
Hamon : Suguha Deki, double Ha mixed with Uchinoke.
Boshi is Togari gokoro shape.
Special feature : This Mumemitsu is sword smith of Bingo province.
This Tanto is nice shape. The Hamon looks like Yamato school.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.