Satuma Oku Motoyasu Wakizashi
Signed - Satsuyo-shi Motoyasu
Dated - Tenmei ninen tatsu nigatsu second month of Tenmei two , year of the dragon”)
Satsuma Motoyasu Shinogi zukuri wakizashi well forged koitame hada hamon is of medium width suguha with ko notare and areas of komidare,boshi is sugu with ko maru kaeri. Blade is in a good older polish edge has a few tiny nicks and a kiri komi on the mune but overall a great satsuma wakizashi by a sought after maker mounted in shirasaya with silver habaki.
Motoyasu blades are quite rare to find and very collectible Motoyasu is among some of the great makers of Satsuma such as Motohira , Masayoshi, ETC from the Shinshinto Era