Tanto in Shirasaya, with Koshirae. (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature: Fujihara Kuniyoshi saku
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 25.6 cm or 10.07 inches.
Sori : 0.22 cm or 0.08 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :2.50 cm or 0.98 inches.
Kasane : 0.41 cm or 0.16 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : regular size Tanto
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie deki Suguha mix Notare. Boshi is Midarekomi Yakisage style.
Special feature : This blade was made around late Muormachi period around Eisho era.
There are few Fujiwara Kuniyoshi. We think that this Kuniyoshi is sword smith of Mino province.
Koshirae : Aikuchi Koshirae
Fuchikashira : Horn
Saya : Black roiro Saya
Menuki : Shakudo base, Shishi dog is engraved.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 350,000JPY-
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)