Tanto in Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature : Suruga Ju Ujifusa
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 27.8 cm or 10.94 inches.
Sori : 0.1 cm or 0.03 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.70 cm or 1.06 inches.
Kasane : 0.47 cm or 0.18 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is regular sized longer tanto.
Jitetsu : Itame had well grained with jinie attach and utsuri appear.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair and Togari gunome midare mixe.
Special feature : Suruga Ju Ujifusa muved from Mino to Suruga province. The blade remind us Kanemoto.
Tsuba : Hamidashi stub. On the syakudo plate, some design are engraved by Nunome zogan.
Fuchikashira : On the syakudo nanako plate, some sparrows are flying by using Syakudo, copper plate with gold color.
Saya : Black roar saya.
Menuki : A heron and Ume treeare engraved by syakudo with gold color.
Kozuka : On the syakudo nanako plate, a bird and flowers are engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper.
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.