Aikuchi Mounted Tanto
Aikuchi is the name of a Tanto made with a matching Fuchi and Koiguchi that fit together without a Tsuba.
It has matching Kashira and Kojiri and on special occasion, Tsunakuchi and Kurikata.
Made without a Tsuba, the Aikuchi was able to be worn close to the body.
Four piece Floral design
set, 24K Gold plated parts. A horn Kurikata and Tsunakuchi
are included at no additional cost for all Tanto sized blades. ( # 1.)
Four piece (black steel) Dragonfly set brown Cashew-lacquered Saya ( # 2.)
Four piece steel Dragonfly set with Horn Kurikata & Tsunakuchi. ( # 3.)
Tanto mounted with 6 piece Water Buffalo Horn set. ( # 4.)
Above Aikuchi fitted with solid Silver 6 piece set. #5.
The part above (shaped like a badge)
covering the Kashira-ana is the
answer in situations where an un-wrapped Tsuka was preferred. ( #6. )
The above Floral Set (24K Gold plate) is displayed in Aikuchi # 1 above.
The four piece Dragonfly set is displayed above in # 2, 3 & 6.
Two differently sized six piece
Water Buffalo Horn sets.
The set on top (for a small Tanto) has a 'keyed alignment' fit for the Fuchi & Koiguchi to line up.
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