Wakizashi(Sunnobi Tanto) : Jyumyo
Wakizashi(Sunnobi Tanto) in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.
Signature : Jyumyo
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Jyumyo belonges to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished
Habaki : Silver single Habaki.
Blade length : 30.3cm or 11.93inches.
Sori : 0.6cm or 0.24inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.92cm or 11.93inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.31cm or 0.91inches.
Kasane : 0.72cm or 0.28inches.
Era : Late Edo Period
Shape : It is wide and thick strong figure tanto
Jitetsu :Ko-Itame hada well grained with jinie attahced. It is clear Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki Gunome midare with Sanbonsugi style sharp gunome midare mixed.
Special feature : It is said that the First Jumyo moved from Yamato province to Mino province
in the last Kamakura period. The workmanship was influenced by both provinces.
The name Jumyo has been thought as a very auspicious for longevity and used for gift.
It is said that the First Jumyo moved from Yamato province to Mino province in the last Kamakura period.
The workmanship was influenced by both provinces.
The name Jumyo has been thought as a very auspicious for longevity and used for gift
and many swordsmiths used the same name for generations. One of them forged
this tanto modeled on a ko-to blade in the Shinshin-to period.
Tsuba : Square shape iron tsuba with gold inlaid around the wim.
Dragon and cloud is engraved in high relief on the plate.
Fuchikashira :Kojiri: Iron plate with black wave pattern engraved.
Saya : Black saya with Aogai or abalone sparkle engraved.
Menuki : Shi-Shi design engraved and inlaid with gold inlay.
Kozuka : Iron plate with dragon design engraved and inlaid with gold.
Kogatana : The signature is engraved "Shinryo"
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.