A Splendid Signed and Dated Showa To by Tanikawa Moriyoshi...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionA Splendid Signed and Dated Showa To by Tanikawa Moriyoshi.
The blade with 73.3 cm cutting edge and is extremely broad and heavy with skillfully executed thick midare hamon reminiscent of an extremely fine shinto katana by one of the great smiths of that era. Komokume hada, heavy blade is lightened by an hi. Nakago with 11 character Moriyoshi signature and date. Ubu one hole, yoko yasurimai. Finely executed gold foil wrapped habaki. Sword has excellent form and displays the showa craftsmanship throughout. In pristine mint condition. Complete with honoki wood shirasaya.
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