O-Tanto Ebi (lobster) High Grade Koshirae

O-Tanto (or very short Wakizashi size)
Shape: Hira Zukuri
Hamon: Midare with Gunome
Estimated age: Edo period
Recently polished by a master Tobishi

Blade O-Tanto measures:
-nagasa (linear blade length without Nakago): 32,4 cm.
-sori (blade curvature): 0,7 cm.
-motohaba (initial section height of the blade): 2,7 cm.
-sakihaba (section height in the initiation of the tip): 2 cm.

Kogatana:
Nagasa: 12,4 cm.
Signed blade

Total length Koshirae mounted blade: 54 cm.

Koshirae :
Double Kashira, Fuchi, Koiguchi, Kurigata: Bronze
Menuki couple, habaki, kozuka: Copper alloy
Tsuba: Forged iron

Koshirae:
Tsuka: Honoki wood, Lacquered Urushi Same.
Ito: Japanese natural silk
Mekugui: Buffalo horn

Saya: Honoki wood. Urushi red and black lacquered
Sageo: Murodai hand work silk
Koshirae recently restored by a master Koshiraeshi

Fukuro (bag):
Old Japanese silk Obi textile fine embroidery landscape

 

 

Ref.: Tanto 46

 

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