Tanto by Kanemoto

Signature: 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.

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