A beautifully mounted uchikatana. It appears ubu with 2 mekugi-ana possibly from the late muromachi era. This sword measures 23 7/8” most likely for a one handed sword style. The hamon has a thick nioi guchi peppered with ara nie. It is a lively combination of suguha with a slight notare. This sword is just slightly under a Katana size and has a gentle curvature. The hada is itame with some mokume. A gorgeous sword in hand mounted to enjoy.
The koshirae is ensuite with a matching dragon theme. The tsuba is of dragons in the nanbamtetsu style. A beautiful gold washed striated habaki with matching dragon themed fuchi/kashira. Large gold washed dragon menuki on old same with dark blue ito wrapping. The saya is a brilliant red finished in a stone texture lacquer. There is a dark blue Sageo to match the wrap.
A Great sized sword just under Katana length fully dressed! This would be a great sword to submit to shinsa some day.
- Mei: mumei
- Date: late koto to early shinto
- Nagasa: 23 7/8 “
- Sori: 7.5mm
- Width at the ha-machi: 28.6mm
- Width at the yokote: 19.8mm
- Thickness at the mune-machi: 5.9mm
- Construction: shinogi zukuri
- Mune: iori
- Nakago: ubu
- Kitae: itame/mokume
- Hamon: notare
- Boshi: maru
- Condition: polished
This sword is on consignment.
Special Sale Price
Asking price: $5,400.00
(shipping and insurance included)
Email us if your interested in this item and remember to include the order number for this item: fss-625.
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