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Katana : Bizen koku ju Osafune ?sada Saku/Eiroku 10 nen 8 gatsu hi

Ordering number : 11159

Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature : Bizen koku ju Osafune ?sada Saku
Eiroku 10 nen 8 gatsu hi

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 72.3 cm or 28.41 inches.
Sori : 2.3 cm or 0.89 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.21 cm or 1.26 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.12 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.79 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Muromachi period EIiroku era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with deep sori and also longer kissaki.
Jitetsu : Itame hada and Mokume hada mixed with jinie attach with soft Utsurri appear.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha and notare Nijyuba with ashi and Yo work.

Special feature : The sword was made Eiroku era 450 years ago whil Oda Nobunaga and Imagawa Yoshimoto were battling together.
At that time, many swords were needed to battling.
So Bizen school produced a lot of Japanese swords supply demanding these weapon. Sometimes Bizen school exported Japanese sword to China and Korea. So we can say Sukesda company made swords a lot.
Even modern times, we can see such kind of swords which is called as Mass production items.
This sword is Ubu style and rather healthy blade.

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 550,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 539,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)