AS23499 Tanto: Bizen Osafune Katsumitsu(NBTHK Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)


Tanto in Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Touken)

Signature: Bizen Osafune Katsumitsu
Meio 10 Nen 2 Gatsu Hi (February 1501)

Our company categorizes swords based on their craftsmanship as top-notch, excellent, high-quality, and standard. This sword is classified as an excellent work.

This sword has been polished.

Habaki: Gold foiled Habaki
Blade Length: 14.1 cm (5.6 in)
Curvature: 0.0 cm (0.0 in)
Peg Holes: 2
Base Width: 1.8 cm (0.70 in)
Thickness: 0.5 cm (0.21 in)
Weight: 75g

Shape: A rather small Tanto with a long Nakago, and such a shape was popular in the Muromachi period.
Jigane: small Itamehada with Utsuri.
Hamon: straight hamon with small ashi. Boshi is long.

Features: Osafune Katsumitsu is one of the Suebizen(末備前) swordsnith, and active from the mid to late Muromachi period.

Koshirae: Black saya with cherry blossom flowers.

From Aoi-Art: The sword has a good old-fashioned shape. Koshirae is also elegant. We recommend it.

NBTHK Hozon Touken
Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

Winning Bid: ¥352,000

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