Katana: Bishu Osafune Sukesada (Not guarantee)

Katana in Koshirae

Signature : Bishu Osafune Sukesada (Not guarantee)
Eisho 3 nen 8 gatsu Hi

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to Jyo sakuranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length :  64.3cm or 25.31 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi : 2.63cm or 1.03 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.97 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Rather small Katana with deep Sori. Nice shape blade.
Jitetsu: Ko-Itame Hada well grained. There is Kizu on the Kissaki.
Hamon: Ko-Nie Deki, Ko-Gunome Midare and Ko-Choji Midare.

Special feature : There is a signature Bishu Osafune Sukesada.
We think that this signature is not good. There are some rough texture.
This blade was made around late Muromachi period.

Koshirae: condition is not good. But this is old Koshirae.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, the family crest with gold color.
The rim is covered with Shakudo.
Fuchikashira: unkown.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 100,000 JPY-

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