Tanto: Nobukuni Yoshisada Saku
Ordering number : 14182 (Consignment Sale)
Tanto in Shirasaya, with Koshirae. (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper) (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Toso for Koshirae)(Consignment sale)
Signature : Nobukuni Yoshisada Saku
The blade was polished.
Habaki: On gold double foiled habaki, family crest is engraved
Blade length : 20cm or 7.87 inches.
Sori : 0cm or 0 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.5 cm or 0.19 inches.
Era : Muromachi period Eisyo era
Shape : It is long tang tanto. It has the typical characteristic of ancient sword.
It is written
Nobukuni Yoshisada saku. It is small size tanto.
Jitetsu :Itame hada with mixture of nashime hada. There is faint utsuri seen.
Hamon : Nie base gunome midare with sunagashi and kinsuji works seen.
Boshi is round brush up style and long burn down.
Special feature : Nobukuni Yoshisada is a son of Nobukuni Yoshisuke.
He was successful in Buzen province.
Tsuba : shakudo nanakoji tsuba
Fuchikashira : On shibuichi plate, flower design is engraved
in katagiri bori(one side curve) pattern
It is a fuchigashira of Ouki.
Saya : Brown uniquely coloerd saya
Menuki : On silver plate, moon and little cuckoo is engraved. It is excellent piece.
Kozuka : On copper plate, plum flower and moon is engraved. Signature: Minayama Masaoki
Kogatana : Choshu jyu Niou Katakiyo. It is togari gunome style. This koshirae fuchigashira and
kozuka is made by same craft man. It is well-made piece of work.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Toso for Koshirae
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price (credit card) : JPY 800,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 784,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)