Signature: Owari Kuni Ju Nin KuniTsugu
Year Made: 1500s
Forging Pattern: Mokume/Itame
Tempering Pattern: Suguha
Dimensions: Nagasa: 20 13/16", Nakago: 7 1/4, Mihaba: 1 1/8", Sakihaba: 3/4", Kasane: 1/4", Sori: 1/2"
Mountings: The shirasaya is splitting along the seem and the blade is a little loose which could probably be fixed but is still in good condition otherwise. The habaki is a two piece that is missing the outer sleeve.
Overall Condition: There are some rust spots and a forging opening on the blade that are shown in the photos. They will come out easily with a polish. This is a solid blade with strong hamon. This was a Katana that was shortened to wakizashi length.