Tanto in Koshirae
Signature : Mumei(unsigned)
The blade was polished.
Habaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 26.96 cm or 10.61 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.60 cm or 1.02 inches.
Kasane : 0.49 cm or 0.19 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : Naginata style.
Jitetsu : Itame had well grained hadatachi jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki Gunome midare.
Special feature : From the shape of the blade, it was made around late Edo period.
Tsuba : On the iron hamidashi stub, swallow are flying with gold color.
Fuchikashira : On the copper plate, a big ring and a broom are engraved with golsd color.
Saya : Black ishimeji.
Menuki : Pine tree(Matsu) is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka : On the copper plate, Japanese pampas grass and moon are engraved with silver plate.
Kogatana : The signature is mentioned as Oumi Kami Hisamichi. not guarantee.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.