Noshu Seki Kanesaki

KANESAKI tanto, Sue-Seki, possibly from Tensho (1573) era;

mei: “Noshu Seki Ju Kanesaki”;
sugata: hira-zukuri, mitsu-mune;
nagasa: not known very slight sori;
hamon: suguha with ko-nioi, smooth edge with lack of activity;
boshi: slightly pointed ko-maru with small kaeri;
hada: not known;
nakago: ubu, katte-sagari yasurimei, two mekugi-ana, roku-ji mei;
horimono: koshi-hi on omote;
[Mino-to p. 85, 137/212]
(oshigata from www.ricecracker.com)
This smith considered to be from Akasaka and moved to Seki, and worked in the late Muromachi;
the line contined into the Shinto and links to Inshu Kanesaki.

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