11-06: Katana signed Kaneoto, Gendaito

11-06: Katana signed Kaneoto, Gendaito

Nagasa: 65.6 cm. / 25.88 in.

Sori: 2.03 cm. / .8 in.

Motomihaba: 3.1 cm. / 1.21 in.   Sakimihaba: 2.3 cm. / .92 in.

Motokasane: .66 cm.  / .26 in.    Sakikasane: .49 cm. / .19 in.

Mekugi-ana: 1

Description: A good gendaito piece made by an Imperial army sword smith living in Seki, Mino province.  He produced in 1920’s-30’s.  Saya is older and needs some repair.  Tsuka is good condition with clean menuki and simple kashira/kojiri.  Nice Edo period tsuba.  Ko kissaki with ko-maru.  Tight masame hada.  Hammon in gunome nioi deki.  Cleanly done bo-hi with soe-bi.

Yasurime is takanoha.

Signed: Noshu  no Ju Toi Otoni Kaneoto. (Hawleys: KAN 2004)

 

Asking Price: $6,500










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