Tanto Den Bingo Hokke Ichijō (伝備後 法華⼀乗)

Tantō (短⼑)
Den Bingo Hokke Ichijō (伝備後 法華⼀乗) ‒ Attributed to Hokke Ichijō from
Bingo province
Shōshin (正真) ‒ Authentic
nagasa 8 sun kore ari (⻑さ⼋⼨有之) ‒ Blade length ~ 24.2 cm

meibun (銘⽂) ‒ Signature: Bishū ?? (備州◯◯) ‒ “Bishū (last two characters illegible)”
tsukurikomi (造り込み) ‒ Shape: hira-zukuri, iori-mune
kitae (鍛) ‒ Forging: itame
hamon (刃紋) ‒ Hardening: hoso-suguha with a tendency towards hotsure
bōshi (鋩⼦) ‒ Hardening in tip: sugu and almost running out as yakitsume
chōkoku (彫刻) ‒ Engravings:
nakago (中⼼) ‒ Tang: mekugi-ana (⽬釘⽳) 1, yasurime (鑢): katte-sagari
bikō (備考) ‒ Remarks: around Bunmei (⽂明, 1469-1487)