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Motohira Tanto

ORIGINAL BOX

Tanto Koshirae Hakogaki translation :
Translation writing on the inside cover of storage box :
"Maruni-uchi Chigai-Takano-ha" crest Golden Chi'sa-katana style Koshirae mount.

Tanto : signed Oku Yamato-no-kami Ason MOTOHIRA-zou
Autumn, Rat, the 1st calender sign of Bunka, Horimono-dou-zou

1. Fuchi/kashira & Kozuka : Shakudo Nanako with gold takanoha mon
2. Tsuba : Shibuichi ground plain surface Kiku-flower shape "Hamidashi" style
3. Saya : Black roiro style 2-bu interval notches, single Hitsu slot
4. Menuki : Solid gold crest, a net weight 4-monme, 5-bu and 8-rin
5. Mikaeshi 2 pcs : Sollid gold, Kabura-shape, Stone surface, a net weight 1-monme,9-bu and 5-rin
6. Mekugi : Solid gold, Stone-surface, a net weight 2-monme,2-bu and 2-rin
7. Seppa-Habaki : Gold foiled, a net weight 2-monme, 2-bu
8. Shitodome : Solid gold, Kiku-flower shape, a net weight 7-bu and 5-rin
9. Sageo : Purple/plain dyed Hira-uchi style weave

ORIGINAL DOCUMENT

Translation of the original paper document :
Sa-shu MOTOHIRA Chi'sa-katana Koshirae Saya notches

1. Fuchi/Kashira and Kozuka : Shakudo Nanako-ji gold Mon
1. Tsuba : Shibuichi KIKU-flower shape rim, Hamidashi-style
1. Saya : Black roiro 2-bu interval nothces, single Hitsu-slot
1. Menuki 2 pcs : "Maruni-uchi Chigai-Takano-ha" crest, solid gold
4-monme, 5-bu and 8-rin
1. Mikaeshi 2 pcs : Cloud shape, Stone surface hammered, solid gold 1-monme, 9-bu and 5-rin
1. Mekugi : Stone surface hammered, solid gold 2-monme,2-bu and
2-rin
1. Seppa-Habaki : Botan-Yujou style carving, gold 2-monme, 2-bu
1. Shitodome : Kiku-flower shape, solid gold 7-bu and 5-rin

Bi'yo, Yoshida Hisaemon
In the 5th month, Horse year (1810)

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