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An absolutely stunning o-suriage Yamato Tegai katana from the fifty third juyo. This is one that needs to be in hand to be appreciated. Hawatare: 2 shaku 2 sun 1 bu (67 cm / 26.78"). Chu suguba midare, with a bright habuchi, ko nie, ara nie, sungashi, nijuba, koichigaiba, kinsuji, nado. The jigane is a moist masame with itame mixed in, konie and chikei. There is a bo utsure.
In newer polish, niju gold foil habaki, and sayagaki by Tanobe Michihiro. Noting that the blade is chinchin chocho, emphasizing its superior workmanship and importance. $29,000.
Slightly midare bo-utsure
Mixture of itame and Masame with Chikei
Koichigaiba & Nijuba