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Tanto : Masahiro (Oosumi Jyo Masahiro) Kunihiro school

Ordering number : 13012

Tanto in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)

Signature : Masahiro (Oosumi Jyo Masahiro) Kunihiro school.
Shinto : Jyojyo saki high ranking : Yamashiro province.

The blade was polished by one of the highest polisher.
Blade length : 28.1 cm or 11.06 inches.
Sori : 0.1 cm or 0.03 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.79 cm or 1.09 inches.
Kasane : 0.54 cm or 0.21 inches.
Era : Early shinto Keicyo era.
Shape : The blade is small suruage and Machiokuri.
The blade is wide 2.79cm and rather thick, long Tanto.
On both sides are engraved bo-hi.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with thick jinie attach beautiful fantastic Jigane.
Hamon : From the hamachi area, kogunome midare and then suguha with thick nioikuchi and ash, Yo, work elegant misty morning.

Special feature :
Oosumi Jyo Masahiro is a nephew or student Kunihiro.
He was born at Hyuga Huruya province and got the title of the Osumi Daijyo and after that He got the title of Oosumi Kami.
He sometimes 2 signature Masahiro.
On the sword book Toko jiten author Fujishiro Yoshio page 337.
This sword is quite similar as sama as Kunihiro.
He made few sword made during his life.
Probably he was working for Kunihiro as says Daisaku.
It is interesting to think about the relationship between master and student of that period.
The finest Jigane and wonderful morning misty hamon make feel us admiration.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 600,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 588,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)