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Tanto : Bisyu Osafune Kiyomitsu/Tensyo 8 nen 12 Gatsuhi

Ordering number : 05080

Tanto in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature : Bisyu Osafune Kiyomitsu
Tensyo 8 nen 12 Gatsuhi.

The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 23.7cm or 9.33 inches.
Sori : No sori
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.17 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame had and komokume had mix with jinie attach and also chikei work. On the Ji, clear Utsuri appear.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha.Boshi is round shape with midarekomi yakisage style.

Special feature : This Tanto is healthy good meat nice looking shape.
Generally speaking, Bisyu Osafune sukesada is treated as Kazuuchi mono.
But sometimes even though Bisyu Osafune Sukesada, the blade is healthy good meat which has been kept so long time in good condition.
If someone wants to buy the healthy Tanto, we recommend this item.

Historical background : At Tensyo 8th September 26 ,Shibata Katsuie crushed the uprising against rise in riot which is called Kaga ikki.

NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 350,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)