10 November 2004
A Yamashiro School Katana
Unsigned, Kamakura Period (13th Century)
Blade honzukuri, iori-mune, chu-kissaki, koshizori, forging pattern fine bright koitame with jinie, tempered edge hoso-suguha of konie with wide utsuri, habuchi extending to the edge, o-maru boshi, bohi on both sides, tang o-suriage, one hole, kiri, single copper-gilt habaki, in shirasaya with un-authenticated sayagaki, nagasa 67cm., sori 1.9cm., motohaba 3cm., sakihaba 1.9cm.
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