New York, Park Avenue
22 October 1992
A SHINSHINTO EDO SUISHINSHI KOZUKA BLADE
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1850), SIGNED TAIKEI NAOTANE KORE-O SAKU
Length (nagasa): 3 sun, 0.5 bu (9.3cm.).
Forging pattern (jihada): no grain (mujihada).
Tempering pattern (Hamon): medium waves (notare).
Point (boshi): small rounded (ko-maru) with long kaeri.
Tang (nakago). Shape (keitai): regular; file marks (yasurime): sloping (sujikai); signature (mei): on the outside of the blade itself: Taikei Naotane kore-o saku.
Shirasaya with attestation by Sato Kanzan.
Silk brocade storage bag.
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