Katana Nobushige

Big Katana signed Kofu Ju Minamoto Nobushige Zo, and dated Keio Gannen 8 gatuhi.

Shinshinto period (1864), Musashi province.

Nobushige was making swords under the Yushima Tenjin and he was probably influenced by the famous Suishinshi Masahide.

This Katana is big and massive, with a Niedeki Kogunome midare Hamon, and a  ko itame mixed masame Hada with Ji nie.
Japanese polishing in excellent condition.
Sold with a Shirasaya and a complete Koshirae with two Saya, the original in good condition (despite missing a few pieces of lacquer on one side), and a modern japanese Saya in perfect condition.

NBTHK Hozon.
Fujishiro rank = Chujosaku

Dimensions :
Nagasa = 76,4 cm
Sori = 1,8 cm
Motohaba = 3,39 cm
Kasane = 0,71 cm

SOLD

Katana on consignment belonging to a french collector.

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