Ordering number : 15472(Consignment Sale)
Tanto in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Kane ? (Kanesada)(Sue-Seki)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Kane ? (Kanesada)(Sue-Seki) belongs to regular saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 28.7 cm or 11.29 inches.
Sori : 0.1 cm or 0.03 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.57 cm or 1.01 inches.
Kasane : 0.48 cm or 0.18 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Regular thickness and wideth Tanto.
Jitetsu : Itame had well grained with jinie attach
and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Niedeki middle suguha.
Special feature : Sue-seki school means the sword forged at Seki in Noshu province
on and after O-nin era (1467~) to the last Muromachi period.
This blade has some rough part. But the typical nice Mino blade.
Tsuba : Black horn.
Fuchikashira : Kojiri: Iron with some design is engraved with gold and silver color.
Saya : Black lacquered cloth.
Menuki : Round shap, nanako, Kiri mon is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
220,000-. → JPY 200,000-.(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)