A Shinto Gassan School Tanto in Fine Gilt Iron Kosharae.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionA Shinto Gassan School Tanto in Fine Gilt Iron Kosharae.
The hira tsukuri blade with 23.8 cm cutting edge pronounced Ayasugi grain and undulating notare hamon. Ubu nakaga with 1 mekuni-ana mumei. Condition of blade, clean and moderate polish ayasugi hada clearly visible, some shintetsu throughout. Tang dark but pitted, silver foil wrapped habaki. Fine iron mounts with kiri mon motif on kashira kojri. Kuzuga koga absent, adventuring green lacquer saya with minor damage.
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