Japanese Knife Citadel Tanto Mune

A beautiful, elegant Tanto, with part of the spine thinned down in order to lighten the blade while maintaining sturdiness.

Description

A beautiful, elegant Tanto, with part of the spine thinned down in order to lighten the blade while maintaining sturdiness

  • Hira Zukuri blade, without curve (Mu sori), forged by hand on a bed of coals. Clay tempered.
  • Nagasa: 261mm
  • Kassane: 5mm
  • Moto haba: 31mm
  • Hamon Gunome with Boshi Yakitsume
  • Mune Iori
  • Tempered coppered Habaki adjusted on the blade
  • Iron Tsuba Itsu Ana, brass Seppas
  • Jackwood Tsuka covered with off-white Same, buffalo horn Mekugi, bronze lizard Menuki, flower-engraved Fushi and iron Kashira. Brass Ito Dome, Hineri maki silk Tsukaito. Length 125mm, thickness 29mm, average width 38mm
  • Jackwood Saya covered in glossy black lacquer and decorated with a golden Mon. Koigushi, Kojiri and Kurigata made of buffalo horn, Shito Dome in brass.
  • Total length 390mm, weight 396gr, balance point 11mm in front of the Tsuba

Entirely handmade by CITADEL, entirely disassemblable.
Delivered in its silk Bukuro and storage pouch.