A very robust Antique Koto blade from the Aoe school.
This kanata mount comes with some very nice fittings, edo period old iron full size tsuba and large dry fish menuki, black lacquered wooden scabbard. All fittings are complete and original in suite and with nothing missing. Mount is in very good original condition just minor scratches on scabbard.
This is a large Koto ca1500 blade with 3 holes tang in very dark brown color. A superb powerful and strong healthy blade with lot of temper on boshi carries a thick straight hamon along the cutting edge with nice tight itame hada metal grain. The blade also has some beautiful activities.
This is a beautiful and healthy antique koto blade in superb flawless condition overall. No crack, no bend, no blister, no kizu, no rust and no forging flaws at all just minor scuff marks in old polish.
Blade measures 28.25 "from tip to guard or nagasa 27.5". Sword overall 40 "with 11.5" handle. Blade is very sharp and very well balance and sword is totally original untouched with a huge 27+ "koto blade and complete original antique mount.
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