Koto Bizen Katana
Signature: SadaHiro, Dated Enpo 2, August (1679)
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: Choji Midare
Dimensions: Blade Length: 27.5 inchesNakago: 8 inches 7 mm thick 28 mm wide
Mountings: Old mounts in shakudo with dragon menukis. Tsuba looks to be an older cast. Saya has been painted red.
Overall Condition: Fair. Blade has some nicks, loose grain and scratches. Nice elegant old koto blade from the 1600.