Tanto by Kanemoto
Year Made: Late Koto (1500s)
Forging Pattern: Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Notare
Dimensions: Blade Length: 7 ", Nakago: 3", Mihaba: 13/16", Kasane: 1/4", Sori: Uchi-zori"
Mountings: Koshirae with one piece gold Habaki from the Edo period (1800s)
Condition: Koshirae and blade are in excellent condition. The mekugi is a male/female friction fit. This is a nice classic example of a woman's tanto in high quality understated mounts.