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Tanto : Fujiwara Ujisada

Ordering number : 14629

Tanto in Shirasaya, with Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper) (We guarantee NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature : Fujiwara Ujisada

Suekoto : Chujyoskau : Mikawa
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Shakudo double foiled habaki.
Blade length : 33.0 cm or 12.99 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm or 0.16 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.83 cm or 1.11 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Late Muroamachi period.
Shape : It is wide and thick tanto. There is some sori at the top of the tanto.
It is meaty nice shape Sunnobi Tanto.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with jinie attached. There is fine chikei works seen.
Hamon : Nie structure with big notare. It is gentle hamon with ashi attached.

Special feature : Fujiwara Ujisada was a sword smith that was active during Tensho period.
He is said to be a brother of Wakasa kami Ujifusa and has engraved signature Izumino kami Ujifusa as well.
He is also known as Ikkoku Ujifusa because the people said they would rather give up the province(Ikkoku) than giving up the Ujifusa.
Hamon is calm with notare style. It is nice piece for display.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : Mokko shape iron tsuba with man riding horse and pine tree engraved and inlayed with copper and gold.
Fuchi : Shakudo nanakoij plate with design of Hannya Mask engraved and inlayed with gold.
Kashira : Kabuto design with gold inlay.
Saya : Dark brown Inro Kizami saya.
Menuki : Copper plate with monkey face angraved.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

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