Both signed Suishinshi Masahide(kao), O Sato sai miya Fujiwara Nobuaki ju zo kore and dated Kyowa 3-nen 2-gatsu hi , Edo Period (Early 19th Century)
Sugata [configuration]: the katana honzukuri, iorimune, wide, chu-kissaki, the wakizashi honzukuri, iorimune, wide, shallow curvature, extended chu-kissaki
Kitae [forging pattern]: both ko-itame with jinie
Hamon [tempering pattern]: the katana shallow notare in suguha style with ku-ichigaiba, ashi, large nie and sunagashi, the wakizashi yakidashi in straight, o-gunome midare in toran-ba style, ashi, deep nioi, large nie, sunagashi
Boshi [tip]: the katana komaru boshi, the wakizashi komaru boshi with deep return
Nakago [tang]: both ubu, kurijiri end, file marks o-sujikai with kesho, one hole
In shirasaya [plain wood scabbard]
Koshirae [set of mounts]: black lacquer scabbards, the hilts bound in banzashi style with black silk braid over samegawa, the kashira of horn, the fuchi with stylized floral geometric lozenges in gold hirazogan on a shakudo migakiji base, the fuchi of the katana signed Sano with kakihan, the wakizashi signed Naoyoshi, the menuki on the katana with dragons in shakudo with gold details, on the omote with the mouth slightly open, the menuki on the wakizashi of gilt of gold dragons with tails in the form of swords, that on the omote carrying a jewel in its mouth, the wakizashi equipped with kozuka and kogai with gold dragons applied to shakudo nanako plates, that on the kozuka is missing a portion of the tail, the circular shakudo tsuba of plain ishimeji ground
Nagasa [length from tip to beginning of tang]: 72.6cm. and 54.3cm.
Sori [curvature]: 1.5cm. and 0.8cm.
Motohaba [width at start of tempered edge]: 2.95cm. and 3cm.
Sakihaba [width before tip]: 2.2cm. and 2.25cm. (2)