L. 35 9/16 in. (90.3 cm); L. of cutting edge 28 3/8 in. (72.1 cm); D. of curvature 15/16 in. (2.3 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1916
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on the tang of the blade: 越前住日向守藤原貞次 (Echizen jū Hyūga no Kami Fujiwara no Sadatsugu) (Fujiwara no Sadatsugu, the Governor of Hyūga Province, residing in Echizen Province [present-day Fukui Prefecture]).