Recent polishing by a Tobishi master

 

Antique Japanese Tanto Naginata Naoshi shape

Great quality forged and tempered blade

Very Rare Koshirae:

 "Snake Dragon" with Buddhist elements (Fuchi/Kashira have Zen symbolism - Menukis Buddhist Vajra)

Saya: Honoki genuine with real Snake skin covered and Urushi lacquered

 

Blade:

Naginata Naoshi shape (double edge at the point)

Nagasa length: 24,1 cm

Cutting edge: 25,2 cm

Total blade length: 32,4 cm.

Hamon: Notare

Mei: Mumei

Hada: fine and soft

Edge: Very razor sharp

Estimated age: first years Showa

Blade condition: All perfect, only a minimun and unimportant point on the Mune.

Polishing condition : Also perfect, recent polishing by a Tobishi master

 

Koshirae:

Total length: 38,6 cm

Tsuka: Honoki wood. Same: Real Snake skin. Ito: Genuine Japanese natural Silk.

Menuki couple: Buddhist Vajra

Fuchi/Kashira: Buddhist Zen inspiration theme

Tsuba: Type jagged

Saya: Honoki wood genuine real Snake skin covered and Urushi lacquered

Kurikata, Kojiri: Black horn

Sageo: Silk

 

Fukuro (Tanto bag): Old Obi Kimono Silk fine embroidered

 

 

 

Ref.: Tanto 65

 

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