The blade has a 13 5/8"
nagasa and is Osuriage with one ana. It has
shobuzukuri form and was made during the Koto
period, C.1500AD. The
hamon is gunome/chogi and in near perfect polish.
The koshirae is of high
quality. The carved iron tsuba has a kiri
blossom motif with gold line details.
The fuchi/kashira are in kaga province style
inlay on iron. The menuki are of
flowers with gold details. It's kodzuka
depicts a standing figure with parrot
in very high gold relief. Pine needle
and fine mother of pearl dust are
imbedded under clear lacquer on the saya.
Price: $4,500.00 US