The blade was polished.
Habaki :Wood single habaki.
Blade length : 71.7 cm or 28.23 inches.
Sori : 2.1 cm or 0.83 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.80 cm or 1.10 inches.
Wide at the Kissaki : 1.72 cm or 0.68 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period. 1555(460 years ago)
Shape : The blade is regular size with deep sori elegant shape.
Jitetsu : Itame hada and mokume hada well grained masa nagare and small kizu appear but not so bad.
On the Ji, sirake utsuri appear.
Hamon : Konie deki small cyoji midare based with ashi, and yo work.
Boshi is midarekomi style.
Special feature : The signature is mentioned as Katsumitsu.
I think this signature looks genuine but the blade is consignment sale so we sell the blade as not guarantee the signature.
The blade must be Kaga province which is called Kaga school.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 200,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)