Kagemitsu tanto with nbthk hozon certificate

Koto Kagemitsu Tanto with NBTHK  Hozon Certificate

Koto Kaga Kagemitsu Tanto with NBTHK Hozon Certificate

Well forged early Koto Hirazukuri Tanto Mounted in Shirasasaya with Hozon certificate, Kaga Kagemitsu generations started in the Nambokucho era the first generation was said to be the son of Sanekage and a student of Tomoshige.Hozon Certificate does not state an age or generation of this Nagasa is 22.8 cm, this tanto is in an old original polish has a few very minor stains but is overall an excellent early blade.

KAGEMITSU , 1st gen., Koryaku (1379-1381), Kaga – “Kagemitsu” , “Kashu-ju Fujiwara Kagemitsu” , according to tradition the son of the 1st gen. Sanekage and a student of the 1st gen. Fujishima Tomoshige , he lived in Aikawa in the Ishikawa district of Kaga province, suguha mixed with ko-gunome in the style of Bizen-Kagemitsu but the interpretations of Kagemitsu show more nie or ko-nie respectively, his gunome is somewhat more roundish than the angular kataochi-gunome of Bizen-Kagemitsu, ryo-wazamono ,

KAGEMITSU , 2nd gen., Oei ( 1394-1428), Kaga – “Kagemitsu” , “Kashu-ju Fujiwara Kagemitsu” , first name Sama no Suke , suguha, ko-gunome, wazamono,