(Gassan) Katana (fss-626)

An incredible Gassan blade from the koto or early Shinto era. This blade is a beutifal Hira-Zukiri shape and of Katana length.

A fine hira-zukiri sword in the Gasson tradition this sword has a vibrant hamon in exquisite mountings. The hamon is an active ko- sugu-ha midare with abundant activity. Sunagashi, kinsuji and much nie can be found throughout the blade The hada is a mixture of Ayasugi and Mokume with some ko-Itame and ji-nie.

A beautiful koshirae with lacquered saya that is finished in red. The tsuba is an interesting sukashi style and the balance of the furniture appears to be of a bird in a stream in theme finished in black ito and black sageo. All in all a very attractive set of mounts for a beautiful sword in the Gassan tradition.

The Ayasugi hade is very wide and active. A very pleasant blade to study and enjoy. A signed Katana length sword in the Gassan tradition. This is an Extremely rare length for a hira-zukiri blade endowed completely in Ayasaugi. A piece for the collector who especially wants a Gassan blade forged in their family tradition of Ayasugi.

  • Mei: Gassan
  • Date: Shinto
  • Nagasa: 25 1/4 “
  • Sori: 9.0mm
  • Width at the ha-machi: 30.4mm
  • Thickness at the mune-machi: 5.4mm
  • Construction: hira zukuri
    Mune: iori
  • Nakago: ubu
    Kitae: ayasugi
  • Hamon: suguba
    Boshi: maru
  • Condition: good older polish
This sword is on consignment.
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