Mikawa Takenori

Takenoti was a smith working in Mikawa during the war. he was a student of Nakano Kazunori and was employed as a Rukugun Jumei Tosho. This is a very large and robust blade with wide mihaba, with an appropriately powerful heavy silver habaki. Hamon is a wonderful mizture of choji and gonome midare. Jihada is a fine itame.

$4,000 (plus shipping and PayPal)

Mei: Mikawa ju Fujiwara Takenori kore or tsukuru
Nengo: Showa ni ju nen go gatsu hi (a day in May 1940)
Nagasa: 65.4cm
Moto-haba: 3.33cm
Kasane: 0.7cm
Sori: 1.7cm

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