Mino Den Tanto (fss-742)

Mino Den Tanto (fss-742)

Mino Den Tanto (fss-742)   New Item   Available   Sold On Hold Special Sale This beautifully lacquered exquisitely made Tanto comes in a very nice polish. The hamon is extremely subtle with a togare-ba/gunome temper. This blade was  made in the mino style probably from the Shinshinto era. The hada is a masame mix with mokume and very finely done. The sword shows off the blades fine qualities  in a very clear sashikomi polish. The blade is in HIRA-ZUKURI shape.  The koshirai is a mix of beautiful lacquer work with a suspension of large abalone within and appears to be from the Shin-shinto era. A beautiful  saya with exquisite lacquering.  This package is complete and well made finished with a beautiful high grade sageo and a dark rich brown leather ito. the motif for the menuki are of a boar. There is an iron kodzuka with a playful puppy with toy! A beautiful TANTO in the tradition of the MINO school this sword exemplifies the late MINO school of the Shinshinto era. As you can see in our new High Resolution photographs the hamon is an active mixture of gunome with an overall ko-notare shape. There is ara-nie in abundance and hotsure. The boshi is a midare-komi with kaen. The hada is a masame with mokume mix  and ji-nie appears, a beautiful tight hada to accentuate this glowing hamon. The sword has a shape and overall it suggests a time forgotten. This koshirae is clean and fundamental with menuki of a boar in a floral setting. Large abalone shell suspended in a lacquered saya finishes the mounts in a true japanese style. The blade is in full polish and should be sent to...
Koto Bizen Tanto (fss-641)

Koto Bizen Tanto (fss-641)

Koto Bizen Tanto (fss-641) Available New Item Sold On Hold Special Sale A very nice TANTO signed BIZEN NO KUNI JU FUJIWARA SUKESADA . This sword is finished in a classic Bizen style of smiths and is most likely from the koto/shinto era. There were many smiths working at this time and could be one of the many Sukesada smiths. It is constructed in typical bizen fashion with bizen tang and hira zukiri in shape. This sword should be submitted to Shinsa .The hamon is Sugu-ha with much activity and plenty of nie with nioi. The hada is a mokume/itame mix. It comes mounted in a beautiful shirasaya with a silver habaki. A brilliant example of a Bizen sword with an abundance of hataraki. The sword is very attractive and retains the original Bizen shape and is ubu with one hole. A very nice koto tanto with no and extremely healthy for a koto period piece. Mei: Bizen no kuni ju osafune sukesada Date: koto 1400’s - 1500’s Nagasa: 11 3/4 inches Sori: 3.0 mm Width at the ha-machi: 27.8 mm Width at the yokote: none Thickness at the mune-machi: 5.5 mm Construction: hira-zukuri Mune: iori Nakago: ubu Kitae: mokume/itame Hamon: suguba Boshi: maru Condition: good polish Click to Enlarge Image Click to Enlarge Image This sword is on consignment. Special Sale Price Sold On Hold (shipping and insurance included) Asking price: $4,600.00 Email us if your interested in this item and remember to include the order number for this item: fss-641. NihontoAntiques@comcast.net How To Order Information Subscribe for the Latest Updates!Join our mailing list to receive the latest News & Updates from Nihonto Antiques. SUBSCRIBE You have Successfully Subscribed! Your email address will be...