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...