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Tanto : Kanefusa

Ordering number : 12557

Tanto in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature : Kanefusa.

The blade was polished.
Habaki : copper single habaki.
Blade length : 30.1 cm or 11.85 inches.
Sori : 0.3 cm or 0.11 inches.
Mekugi :1
Width at the hamachi : 2.90 cm or 1.14 inches.
Kasane : 0.51 cm or 0.2 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is wide and rather thin and also long sized Tanto.
Jitetsu : Itame had well grained with Masanagare and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Koniedeki gunome midair with round shaped head which is called Kanefusa midare and also on the shindig area, small gunome midair appear.
Boshi : round shaped deep Yakisage style.

Special feature : Kanefusa was working at Eisyo era to late Muromachi period, The strong feeling Jigane and active Kanefusa midare are typical Mino school.
The blade is pretty nice condition.

NBTHK Hozon Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 200,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)