A katana with a cutting test inscription By XXXX, Edo period (17th century)
Lot 1190
A katana with a cutting test inscription Edo period (17th century)
US$ 2,500 - 3,500
£1,600 - 2,200

Lot Details
A katana with a cutting test inscription
Edo period (17th century)
Sugata (configuration): hon-zukuri, iori-mune, slight saki-zori, o-kissaki
Kitae (forging pattern): ko-itame
Hamon (tempering pattern): sugu-ba, midare in nie
Boshi (tip): ko-maru
Nakago (tang): o-suriage with two holes and kiri file marks, signed and inscribed [] futatsu do kiri [], signed Jinken Jueimon Shigetsugu and kao and dated Kanbun kyu-nen shi-gatsu juichi-nichi (1670.4.11)
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 26 3/4in (67.9cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 1/4in (3.2cm)
Sakihaba (width before tip): 1in (2.5cm)
In shirasaya (wood storage scabbard)
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