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Tanto : Kanemichi Saku

Ordering Number:13201(Consignment Sale)

Tanto in Koshirae

Signature:Kanemichi Saku

The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 28.2 cm or 11.10 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.47 cm or 0.97 inches.
Kasane : 0.77 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Kanmuri otoshi style which remind us Naginata style.
Jitetsu : Itame had well grained with jinie attach with Chikei and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha with Koashi bright hamon.

Special feature : Kanemichi was working at Mino province and at keicyo era,
he and his students moved to Kyoto and worked there.
They had high reputation there.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the syakudo nanako plate, some leaves are engraved with gold inlay.
Fuchikashira : On the syakudo nanako plate, some flying birds are engraved with gold color.
Saya : Brown isimeji saya.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, a spider is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka : On the iron plate, some design are engraved with gold color.
Kogatana : The signature is mentioned as Yamato Kami Yasusada.

Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price :380,000 JPY –(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)