Nagayuki Katana with NTHK NPO Certificate
Katana made by Bungo Takada Nagayuki . Blade length - 68.2 cm. Signature: Nagayuki saku, shinogi-zukuri with Iori-mune forged in Itame hada the hamon is medium width very active Sugu that is mixed with choji-midare some areas of hitatsura ,the is boshi sugu-cho with a brief kaeri Nakago is ubu with 1 mekugi-ana , made circa 1573-1592. Mounted in quality koshirae with shakudo nanako fuchi with flower motif , kashira has motif of rooster set in a fine nanako ground large highly detailed menuki of peony ,sukashi iron tsuba,Kaga silver foiled habaki, saya has crushed pine needle lacquer overall a very nice old koto blade mounted in quality antique koshirae, with NTHK NPO Certificate.