SOSHU STYLE O TANTO
This excellent oversized
dagger has a blade with 13" nagasa in wide
hirazukari form. Itís hada and hamon are
very active and in the soshu
province style. It has small area of open
grain in the steel, which is
often seen in this type of sword. The
polish is about 90%. The blade has
a beautifully crafted silver covered habaki.
Its tang is mumei and ubu
with one peg hole. The koshirae is very
elegant and of high quality. The
tsuba is russet iron with a fine black shakudo.
The superior quality Goto
school fuchi / kaskira and kodzuka are all in
suite, created in black shakudo
with a diakon motif with gold and silver details.
The menuki are also
shakudo in dragon form. The saya has a
black stone ground lacquer surface
in perfect condition. This is an exceptionally
high quality koshirae in
Price: $4,200.00 US