Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae. (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature: Settsu Ju Minamoto Sukeharu
The blade was polished
Blade length : 62.8 cm or 24.72 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.97 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.02 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period Enpo era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick and longer kissaki.
Jitetsu : Item had well grained with jinie attach pretty Jigane.
Hamon : From the hamachi, suguga and then gunome midair hamon eight ash.
Special feature : Settsu Ju Minamoto Sukeharu is a nephew of Hanabusa Bizen Kami Sukukuni and called Kodera family name.
The blade is active nice gunome midair like Bizen Kami Sukekuni.
Tsuba : On the square iron Tsuba, amida yasuri and flower design are engraved.
Fuchikashira : On the syakudo plate, waves are engraved.
Saya : Black roar saya.
Menuki : A dragon is engraved by syakudo plate.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.