Tanto in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature: Nobukuni (Chikushi)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 28.2 cm or 11.10 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.69 cm or 1.05 inches.
Kasane : 0.46 cm or 0.18 inches.
Era :Middle Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and longer tanto.
On both sides have bo-hi is engraved.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach
and soft feeling jigane and also shirake utsuri appear.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha tight and round shape Boshi.
Special feature : Nobukuni school devised 2 sections Yamashiro and Chikushi province.
Generally Chikushi Nobukuni is soft feeling texture.
Koshirae : Mogarashi soten school issaku Koshirae(matching all fittings)
Tsuba :On the oval shape syakudo nanako plate, autumn flowers are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira :On the syakudo nanako plate, samurai fighting scene is engraved with gold color.
Saya : red color saya.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, samurai fighting scene is engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.