Koto Sukesada Katana

Signature:  Bizen Kuni Ju Osafune Sukesada, Dated TenSho 5, August (1578) 
Forging Pattern:  Itame Mokume
Tempering Pattern:  Notare in Nie
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  27.3 inchesNakago: 7 inches, 8 mm thick, 31 mm wide. 
Mountings:  Original Buke Zukuri saya.  Silver foiled 2 piece habaki.
Overall Condition:  Fair.  Exceptionally healthy and thick for a koto sword.  A window was open to show the work.  Should polish out very nicely.  

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