Koto Katana in Mounts
Year Made: 1400-1500s
Forging Pattern: Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Suguha notare
Dimensions: Blade Length: 70.7cm", Nakago Length: 21.7cm, Thickness at Base: 7.3mm, Width at Base: 31.5mm, Thickness at Yokote: 4.8mm, Width at Yokote: 20.2mm, Sori: 2cm
Mountings: This sword was custom mounted by Brian Tschernega, all work was done by him including the handle foundation, wrap, saya and gold foiled 2 piece habaki. It is one of the finest mount restoration, with no expenses spared, using quiet old metal fittings.
Overall Condition: Mounts are in excellent condition. Blade displays scratches and nicks for use, and rust free. A very nicely balanced sword with a great feel in hand.