Tanto : Kashu Kanazawa ju Fujiwara Masakuni

Tanto in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.

Signature:Kashu Kanazawa ju Fujiwara Masakuni

The blade was polished.
Habaki : Single silver Kasyu habaki.
Blade length : 29.7 cm or 11.69 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.82 cm or 1.11 inches.
Kasane : 0.79 cm or 0.31 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick(2,82cm) quite healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with Jinie attach nice texture.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha with ash work.

Special feature : Masakuni was working at Kaga province who is called Oshimizu Jinzo.
The shape of the Tang is Kasyu Kojiri which is Haagari .

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the oval iron hamidashi tsuba, Japanese ume flowers are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : Silver plate.
Saya : On the ishimeji saya, some silver plate are wrapping.
Menuki : A boar is engraved by syakudo plate.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

price:JPY 170,000-.

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