Ordering Number : 13284
Tanto in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature: Mumei (Aizu Michitoki)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 22.6 cm or 8.89 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.14 cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Edo period.
Shape : Regular size width and thickness, It is mitsumune style.
Jitetsu : Masame hada well grained with jinie attached.
There is chikei attached. Very fine quality jigane.
Hamon : Konie base, deep nioikuchi suguha the boshi is
round and brushed up style.
Special feature : Judging from the date inscribed on the reverse side of the tang,
the fourth generation Michitoki forged this katana.
He is also known as a master swordsith of Sumi Moto-oki in Aizu province.
Their collaboration of Tempo era in 1938 still survives.
The masame is well seen. It is beautiful and clear masame.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.
Price :200,000 JPY –(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)