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Tanto : Inaba Toko Tenryushi Hidetoshi Saku kore

Ordering number : 16102 (Consignment sale)

Tanto in Shirasaya

Signature : Inaba Toko Tenryushi Hidetoshi Saku kore
Showa Tsuchinoto-Hitsuji nen Chushubi Tame Mitsuko shi kore

Explanetion : Tenryushi Hidetoshi made this blade
for Ms. Mitsuko in Autum 1979.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku, Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Tenryushi Hidetoshi belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.

The blade was polished by good polisher.
Blade length : 30.0 cm or 11.81 inches.
Sori : No Sori
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.64 cm or 1.03 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Showa period. 1979
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick Mitsumune style healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada and komokume hada mixed with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha with small ashi scatter in Hamon.
Boshi is Hakikake style.

Special feature : Tenryushi Hidetoshi is called Kanesaki Hidetoshi and born at Syowa 19th(1944).
He studied from his father making sword's technique.
He got the prize of the Doryoku syo, and Nyusen prize.
The blade is customs order so the sword standard is very high.
Especially the shape of the Nakago is good shape.

Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 150,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)