A Beautiful Edo era samurai sword
KATANA ANTIQUE JAPANESE LONG SWORD 66.8 CM UNSIGNED, BIZEN SCHOOL Late Edo (Before 1800)
Hacho(Cutting edge,Blade length): 66.8cm
Bizen-school, Sukesada Group, Shin-Shinto (New-New Swords)
This sword was made in Late Edo (Before 1800)
This blade is unsigned but judging from the characteristics of the blade, this sword seemed to come from Bizen-school , Bizen-koku (Now,Okayama Prefecture) with the characteristics of Sukesada Group`s work.
This Hamon (temper line) is beautiful Choji-midare with almost same hamon on both sides.
Jihada is Ko-Mokume-hada and in old polish.
The sword is very Beautiful and elegant with age appropriate wear.
Hacho (Cutting edge, Blade length): 66.8cm
Sori (Curvature): 1.8cm
Motomihaba (Width at the Hamachi): 3.29cm
Motokasane(Thickness of Motokasane): 7.8mm
Sakimihaba: 2.51cm, Sakikasane: 5.2mm
Nakago (The tang of the blade) Length: 20.4cm
Hamon (temper line): Choji-midare.
Tsukurikomi: Shinogi zukuri
Weight (Approx.): 784g Blade only
Overall Condition: in excellent old polish
Total size (Approx.) including blade & Koshirae 1145g
Total length: 94.0cm
Price : NOT FOR SALE