Ordering number : 13195 (Consignment Sale)
Tanto in Shirasaya, with Koshirae in box.(NBTHK Hozon paper)
Signature: Bishu Osafune Katsumitsu
Meiou 3 nenn …
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Silver Single foil habaki
Blade length : 17.0 cm or 6.69 inches.
Sori : 0
Width at the hamachi :1.79 cm or 0.70 inches.
Kasane : 0.45cm or 0.17 inches.
Era : Muromachi Meiou Period
Shape : Wide width with regular size rather short tanto but it has long nakago.
It is typical tanto of Meiou period.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada with Mokitame mixed. Jinie is attached. There are soft utsuri seen on the jigane.
Hamon : Konie base gonome midare with shoji mixed. There are sunagashi and streaks of kinsuji seen.
Special feature : Bishuu Osafune Ukyou Ryou Katsumitsu is one of the highest rank Shiireuchi name
It is very rare to see such tanto that is katakiriba. The condition is rather good.
Koshirae : Black lacquered saya and tsuka with grape leaves drawn with gold.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price：JPY 550,000-.(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)