NBTHK Papered Sue Koto Mihara Masaie in Papered Edo Period Mounts

Signature:  Mihara Masaie (circa 1500s)
Forging Pattern:  Itame and masame
Tempering Pattern: Midare
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  14.3 inchesNakago: 4.2 inches 6 mm thick 27 mm wide
Mountings:  Full period mounts.  NBTHK papered (circa 1800s)
Overall Condition:  Excellent.  In fresh polish. This is a Sue Mihara tanto has great forging in difficult to find original Edo period mounts in excellent condition.

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