Tachi signed Tomonari the 56th generation descendant Yokoyama Sukenari kore-wo-kitaeru
made on an Auspicious day in the 8th month,year of the monkey Monkey the 5th calendar sign of Kaei 1st.Order made as reproduction on the order of Amakuni Tachi
AMAKUNI was from Taiho era circa (701-)
Well forged blade made in the style of an early Amakuni tachi
Shinshinto End of Edo period (Kaei 1/1848) Bizen Yokoyama school
Width at Hamachi 28.7mm
Width at Yokote 18.7mm
Original koshirae in excellent condition with Tokubetsu Kicho certificate Black ishime urushi lacquered saya. Fuchi/kashira : Japanese radish design, Shakudo Ishime-ji stone surface, Takabori carving. Shakudo/copper.
Menuki : Radish design, Shakudo
Tsuba : Has Crescent moon motif Triple star constellation in a Cloud motif, Shakudo Nanako-ji surface Gold fukurin / rim, Habaki: Copper ground gold foil double.