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Mishina Tanto, Hisamichi & Rai Hisatsugu, Branched Kiku on Tang, NBTHK

Mishina Tanto, Hisamichi & Rai Hisatsugu, Branched Kiku on Tang, NBTHK


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1800: Item # 1395349
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A fine, Mishina school tanto, forged and signed collaboratively, Omi no Kami Minamoto Hisamichi and Chakushi Minamoto Rai Hisatsugu with edakiku (branched chrysanthemum) above the two signatures. Dated on the verso 'a day in August of Genroku 15' (1702). In full polish, in shirasaya, accompanied with original koshirae with fine fittings including floral and snow on persimmons motifs. Included are kozuka, kogai, tsuba, fuchi-gashira, menuki. Accompanying documents include NBTHK Hozon certificate and old Japanese domestic registration card. Cutting edge 10 inches. Length including tang about 14 1/4 inches. Length of koshirae about 18 inches. More pictures coming later