Japanese Shinto katana in shirasaya . The blade was forged in early Edo period, Keian era (1648-1652) by a superior Japanese swordsmith Korekazu 1st generation and signed: " Musashi Daijō Sakon Korekazu ". He was one of the best swordsmiths of the Shinto period, founded Edo Ishido school and led many excellent swordsmiths in the Bizen tradition. Toko Taikan : ¥4M , Fujishiro : Jo-saku (ranked as a superior swordsmith), Ryo-Wazamono (maker of good sharp swords). The blade has old full polish, "itame/ masame " hada, beautiful Ichimonji style active "choji midare" hamon . There is no curvature in the blade, no chip and "cutting edge" is sharp, minor fine scratches and stains. "Motogasane" : 0.8 cm ,"motohaba": 3.4 cm, "ubu nakago . Total length: 96 cm, length "nagasa": 68 cm, "sori": 1.7 cm, original "torokusho" (Japanese registration certificate).
Will be shipped by insured mail (except to Russia and China).
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The sword stand is not a part of the lot.
- Musashi Daijō Sakon Korekazu
- Japanse Shinto katana in shirasaya
- 96 cm
- 68 cm