Listing a very healthy, ubu long katana by the second generation mainline headmaster of the Hizen Tadayoshi school: Omi Daijo Tadahiro. This smith was known for establishing the style of work that became representative during the future generations, and for making the school highly successful starting from the early Edo period. The sword has a textbook konuka-hada and suguha hamon in ko-nie with a wide, bright and consistent habuchi. It has a robust, wide and healthy sugata. The nakago is ubu and has nice typical nagamei. In polish and shirasaya. The sword has Tokubetsu Kicho, and a one year Hozon guarantee.