Tanto : Motte Hikosan Shinsui Tsukuru Ju Kishin/??? 6 nen Kinoto Hitsuji 3 gatsu ???
Tanto in Koshirae
Signature : Motte Hikosan Shinsui Tsukuru ? Ju Kishin
??? 6 nen Kinoto Hitsuji 3 gatsu ???
We GUARANTEE that this sword will pass hozon paper
(There is no hozon paper yet)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 26.1 cm or 10.27 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.77cm or 1.09 inches.
Kasane : 1.07 cm or 0.42 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : It is wide and thick sword which is called Yoroi doshi tanto.
There are hi and soe-hi(the hi that sides with the main hi) at both side of the sword.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached,
it is clear and nice hada texture.
Hamon : Konie ground with suguha and nioiguchi.
The ha shape is soft. From the first glance,
it is similar to that of Naminohira Yukiyasu.
Special feature : The signature is hard to identify, but what we know from the engraved part is that the sword smith his from Buzen and has made the sword from the god's water of Hikosan mountain. The Fine condition.
No exaggeration to say it is a masterpiece of yoroi doshi tanto.
Koshirae : Copper Issaku koshirae(The whole koshirae is made by one smith.)
Tsuba : Copper hamidashi tsuba
Fuchikashira :Copper ground with plant and flower engraved
and inlayed with gold.
Saya : Black roiro saya
Menuki : Unknown
Kozuka : Haruyuki: Copper ground dragon design engraved in brush style.
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.
We GUARANTEE that the sword will pass NBTHK Hozon Shinsa(There is no Hozon paper yet).