blade length 28.5cm, thickness at the base 7mm, width 3.0cm
This is a tanto blade made by Nobuhide. He is very popular known as a student of Kiyomaro.
Steel has a wood grain layer pattern.
Hamon is made of large particles.
Engraving is a Sanskrit letter on the obverse side, and chopsticks on the reverse side.
Signature "Chikuzen-no-kami Nobuhide"
Date "Keio 2 nen 5 gatsu nichi" (1866 February May)
This blade is published in the book "Kuribara Nobuhide no kenkyu" printed in 1976, page 140 and 141.
Hamon sketch from the book
We don't have this book. So please find it by yourself.
Habaki, gold foiled
Shirasaya and bag
NBTHK paper is added. Its rank is Tokubetsu-Hozon-Token.
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