Extra Long Katana Edo period with Shirasaya and high quality Koshirae

very rare size, shape and style

Japanese antique Katana size sword Nakago Sukeharu signed  Blade
High grade Koshirae and Shirasaya with Kantei

Attributed to Settsu Ju Minamoto Sukeharu - Edo period Enpo era

Katana blade:
Traditional rare quality forged blade
Nakago blacksmith Mei: Sukeharu saku
Province: Settsu
Hamon: Gunome pattern
Edged and Polish: Old but in good condition
Age: Enpō 延宝 era after Kanbun and before Tenna from September 1673 to September 1681. Emperor Reigen-tennō 霊元天皇. Edo period.

Blade measures:
Cutting edge: 76,2 cm.
-Nagasa (linear blade length without Nakago): 75,4 cm.
-Sori (blade curvature): 1,3 cm.
-Motohaba (initial section height of the blade or width at the Hamachi ): 3,2 cm.
-Sakihaba (section height in the initiation of Kissaki): 2 cm.
Motokasane: 0,8 cm.
Sakikasane: 0,5 cm.
Nakago lenght: 24,1 cm.
Habaki: Solid Silver fine engraved

Shirasaya:

Antique Honoki Wood Shirasaya

Shirasaya Kantei: bizen'osafune jūnin sukesada-saku

 

Koshirae:

High grade quality Tsuru Rankaku Koshirae

Tsuka: Shonaizukamaki. A style of high rank Samurais.

Wood: Honoki

Same: Ray skin

Ito: Japanese natural silk

Kashira: Shakudo silver and gold "old man"

Fuchi: Signed Fuchi depicted a Crane of gold

Menuki: Solid Silver depicted a Crane couple

Tsuba:

Tsuba: Antique signed Tsuba Edo period depicted a chrysanthemum shape. Great quality forged iron and Shibuichi with irotsuke

Saya: Rankaku Urushi lacquered

Wood: Honoki

Sageo: Silk and gold spinning

Fukuro (Katana bag): Fabric Silk. Depicted Cranes embroidered

 

 

 

Ref.: Katana 44

 

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