KANENORI (NOSHU) early Shinto (S42): tanto

KANENORI, early Edo period;

mei: “Kanenori”
sugata: tanto, hira-zukuri, uchi-zori, iori-mune.
nagasa: 27.4 cm, width at hamachi 2.77 cm, thickness at hamachi (kasane) 0.63 cm.
nakago: ubu, kurijiri, 2 mekugi-ana (one partially plugged), ni-ji mei, higaki yasurime.
hamon: nie-deki suguha-based ko-notare with sunagashi and kinsuji.
boshi: pointe jizo with sunagashi and medium kaeri.
kitae: jitetsu is itame hada with good grain and chikei.
horimono: on omote are gomabashi-hi and ura has koshi-hi.
[Mino-to p. 67, 125, 126]
(oshigata from Aoi Art)
Straight and thick tanto of earlier Edo period (Keicho 1596+) of Sue Seki style. Within the Seki Sanami Ha and continued into the Shinto and members moved to Echizen also. This is from the Mino group (higaki yasurime).

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