Tanto in Navy Koshirae
Signature : ? Jun Kuni ?
? Bun ?
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 17.9cm or 7.04 inches.
Sori : 0cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 1.54cm or 0.60 inches.
Kasane : 0.52cm or 0.20 inches.
Era : Muromachi period.
Shape : It is rather thin width and thickness. It is aged tanto.
Jitetsu : Itame hada with much hada pattern.
There are many Kizu or flaw
Hamon : Nie Deki Suguha hamon. Boshi round end
Special feature : It is tired ha tanto which is too aged for appreciation.
However, it is rare to see such in such Navy koshirae.
It is rare and precious work.
Some thing nice may happen if it is cleaned.
Koshirae : Navy Koshirae
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.