Dotanuki Katana

Dotanuki Katana
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Dotanuki Katana
Reference : P102HW538
Katana Dotanuki (同田貫)

Dotanuki is a Japanese sword-making school where there has been a group of Higo swordsmiths active since the Eiroku era, based at Dotanuki (place name) in Kikuchi, Higo Province, Kyushu. The characteristics of Dōtanuki katanas are considered rather gloomy, due to their lack of frills that most other Japanese swords have adopted. Indeed, the smiths of this school preferred to focus on creating robust blades, capable of resisting on the battlefield and remaining intact over time. To be manipulated day after day, year after year and bequeath to his descendants.

Katana Dotanuki is a magnificent sword of very high quality. It will be able to guide you for your cuts thanks to its high-performance blade but also to its quality of assembly and finish. Made individually by renowned craftsmen, it remains a collector's item.

T10 No-hi blade with Choji hamon
Sharpening: Razor
Nagasa (Blade length from the Tsuba): ~ 74 cm.
Sori (Curvature): about 2.1 cm.
Moto-Kasane (Thickness at the base): about 7.5 mm.
Blade Finish: Azuya Stone
Saki-Kasane (Thickness of the tip): about 5 mm.
Saki-Haba (Width at the tip): about 26 mm.
Moto-Haba (Width at the base): about 32 mm.
Point of balance (measured from the tsuba): ~ 15 cm.
Nakago (blade tang): Finely worked
Fuchi-Kashira (Knob): Black coated alloy
Tsuka (Handle): Wood, suitable for tang. Length 27cm
Tsuka-ito (Fabric around handle): Black Silk Japan.
Same: Real Ray Skin, Black.
2 Menuki: Copper. One on each side, mounted in the traditional way.
Habaki: Polished copper.
Seppa: Polished copper.
1 Mekugi: Bamboo wood, Assembly according to traditional methods.
Tsuba (Guard): Mokko Style Alloy
Saya (Scabbard): Solid red lacquered exotic wood. Curved according to the Sori of the blade. The Koi-guchi, kurikata and kogiri is made of buffalo horn.
Sageo Double: Black Silk Japan
1180g without Saya.
1500g with Saya.

Accessories included:
Black cotton protective cover
Possibility to personalize your saber with a diamond engraving (See option)
Delivered in a transport case with a black lacquered support and a maintenance kit.

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