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THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR

A KATANA KOTO PERIOD, 14TH CENTURY
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THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR

A KATANA KOTO PERIOD, 14TH CENTURY
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A KATANA KOTO PERIOD, 14TH CENTURY
Sugata [configuration]: Shinogi-zukuri with deep tori-zoriko-kissaki, iori-mune

Kitae [forging pattern]: A tight mokume, itame hada with a faint utsuri

Hamon [tempering pattern]: Ko-gunome in nioi and ko-nie, based on suguha with gunome-ashi

Boshi [tip]: O-maru with short kaeri

Nakago [tang]: Ubu with 2 mekugi-ana, ha-agiri, kuri-jiri, mumei

Nagasa [length from kissaki to machi]: 76.2 cm, 30  in.

Saki-haba [width at the yokote]: 1.5 cm, 10/17  in.

Moto-haba [width at the machi]: 3 cm, 1 1/4  in.

In katana koshirae: in cha-ishime saya with iron kojiri, the tsuka with blue ito over white same, shakudo menuki of shell design and shakudo nanako fuchi-kashira, the oval tsuba of iron with six sukashi mon in gilt, all mumei


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