AS21638 Wakizashi(Sun Nobi Tanto):Aoki Terunoshin Motonaga (1st generation)


Ordering number: AS21638
Wakizashi(Sun Nobi Tanto) in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature : Aoki Terunoshin Motonaga (1st generation)
Bunsei 6 Nen 2 Gansu Hi

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length: 32.5 cm or 12.79 inches.
Sori: 0.4 cm or 0.15 inches.
Mekugi: 2
Width at the hamachi: 2.72cm or 1.07 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: cm or inches.
Kasane:0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword: 250 grams.
Era: Edo period Bunsei era.
Shape: On the Omote side, there is an engraving of Ken and Dokko.
On the Era side, there is a Sanskrit character.
The blade is Saki-Sori style Sunnobi Tanto.
Jigane: Itame Hada well grained with Jinie.
The Jigane is beautiful and visible to see the texture.
Hamon: Nie Deki, Suguha Hamon with rather thick Nioikuchi. The Hamon is bright. Boshi is round shape with long Yaki.

Special Feature: Aoki Terunoshin Motonaga studied under Owari Nobutaka, Satsuma Motohira. He also lived in Izumi province.
He got acquainted with many swordsmiths. And he is good at engraving.
He left many wonderful swords.
We would definitely recommend this sword for you.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Winning Bid: ¥301,000


Bid History

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2022/01/16 (Sun) 10:17
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