Tanto in Shirasaya, with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon paper) (Consignment sale)
Signature : Kunisumi
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold single foiled habaki.
Blade length : 28.48 cm or 11.21 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.68 cm or 1.05 inches.
Kasane : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Era : Edo period Kansei era.
Shape : The sori is very deep sori and very thick unusual shape.
Jitetsu : The blade is well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki Suguha with noter deep Nioikuchi
active Togari shaped kissaki yakisage style.
Special feature : Kunizumi was wiring at Iyo province and moved to Edo and returned home country.
The blade looks like Edo mizuta Hamon like thick nioikuchi suguha deep wild feeling nioikuchi.
Also the hamon looks Kuniteru who was working at Iyo province.