Katana in Shirasaya (Not guarantee signature.)
Signature : Yokoyama Kozuke Daijyo Fujiwara Sukesada.
Bisyu Osafune Jyunin
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold and silver color double habaki.
Blade length : 64.7 cm or 25.47 inches.
Sori : 1.1 cm or 0.43 inch.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.72cm or 1.07 inches.
Kissaki : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.59 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Modern times?
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick healthy blade.
On the front, Ume tree and flowers are engraved and reverse side is Bonji is engraved.
Jitetsu : Loitame had well grained with jinie attach like Muji style.
Hamon : Nioideki suguha from the hamachi and then gunome midair up and down.
Special feature : Yokoyama Kozuke Daijyo Fujiwara Sukesada was called Heibei who was a son of the Shichibei Jyo Sukesada.
He spent long life until 89 years of age.
At late Muromachi period, Bizen school was prospered but unfortunately, the flood of the river Yosino, Bizen school was completely destroyed and also the reason of the peaceful era Edo.
It is not necessary to produce swords anymore.
At Edo period just few sword makers Bizen school like Yokoyama Kozuke Daijyo Fujiwara Sukesada and others were making few swords.
This sword is not real signature but the blade is healthy and polished and also nice engraving.
The signature is not guarantee.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 200,000 JPY-