Katana: Bishu Osafune Sukesada/Eisho 11 nen 2 gatsu hi

Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature: Bishu Osafune Sukesada
Eisho 11 nen 2 gatsu hi (February 1514)

The blade was polished.
Habaki:copper single habaki.
Blade length : 64.7 cm or 25.47 inches.
Sori : 2.3 cm or 0.90 inches.
Mekugi: 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.83 cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.72 cm or 0.67 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.83 cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.72 cm or 0.67 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : late Muromachi period. 502 years ago.
Shape : The blade is regular sized with deep sori and short nakago shape. and
Jitetsu :Koitame had and mokume had mixed with jinie attach nice texture.
On the Ji, Utsuri appear.
Hamon : Konie deck gunome midair with ash and Yo work.

Special feature : Bizen Sukesada and Kiyomitsu both well known sword maker in Muromachi period.
Until Eisyo era, these sword maker’s jigane was quite well grained but
from that period to Late Muromachi, The quality of the blade is poor than
before which is called Kazuuchi mono.
The blade is good Cyoji midair and gunome midair mixed and clear Utsuri very attractive sword.

Tachi: Koshirae

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 700,000 JPY-


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