Mumai ShinShinto Wakizashi

Signature: Mumei
Year Made: ShinShinto 1800s
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: Suguha with Nie
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  29 3/8", Negasa: 22 1/4", Mihaba: 1 1/8", Sakihaba: 13/16", Kasane: 1/4", Sori: 7/16"  
Mountings:  Koshirae with two piece copper Habaki with silver wash (most of the silver is worn away) 
Condition:  Very Good.  This sword was recently restored although it has some mismatched parts, it is rather good quality work.  The handle appears to be an old Higo handle with some very interesting fittings, perhaps from the Muromachi period.  The blade has a nice elegant feel to it and a worthy study piece.

SwordsElliott Tan