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Katana : Bishu Osafune Sukesada

Ordering number : 06270

Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature: Bishu Osafune Sukesada

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 64.3 cm or 25.31 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.93 cm or 1.15 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.74 cm or 0.68 inches.
Kasane : 0.74 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Muromachi Eishou period.
Shape : It is regular size width and thickness. It is deep sori with
kissaki long.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada with mixture of mokume and jinie attached. Chikei is put and there are moist jigane.
Hamon : Nie base, gunome midare. The kissaki part are mostly suguha
with slight mix of choji mixture.

Special feature : This piece is different to other Sukesada. It is rather
early Eisho period jigane. Fine jigane.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the iron Tsuba, autumn grasses and insects are engrave with gold color
Fuchikashira : On the Shakudo plate, mantis and cricket are engraved with gold color iroe
Menuki : On the Shakudo plate, leaf are engraved with gold color iroe
Saya : Black colored Saya.

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 650,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 637,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)