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Tanto : Toshihide (Tosa province, around Bunka era)


Tanto in Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon paper)(NBTHK Kicho Paper)

Signature : Toshihide (Tosa province, around Bunka era)

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 21.6 cm or 8.50 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.60 cm or 1.02 inches.
Kasane : 0.95 cm or 0.37 inches.
Era : Late Edo period (1804-1818).
Shape : Thick Yoroi Doshi Tanto.
Jitetsu : The mixture of Ko-Itame Hada and Mokume Hada with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha. Boshi is round Yakisage style.

Special feature : Toshihide is a sword smith of Tosa province in Bunka era.
This blade is thick and nice shape Yoroi Doshi Tanto.

Koshirae : NBTHK Kicho Paper
Tsuba : Iron Tsuba, cricket is engraved with silver inlay.
Fuchikashira : Kojiri: Kaeri Tsuno: Shibuichi, some design is engraved with gold color.
Saya : Brown Ishime Ji Saya with some design.
Menuki : Shakudo, dog is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako, crane and bird are engraved with gold color.

NBTHK Hozon paper for the blade.
NBTHK Kicho Paper for the Koshirae.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 270,000-