Recently Polished ShinShito Katana

Signature:  Chikushu Ju Sa Yuki Hide (Gimei), dated Kaei 4, Feb (1852)
Year Made:  1800s
Forging Pattern:  Tight mokume
Tempering Pattern: Midare in ko nie
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  26.25 inchesNakago: 7.4 inches 7 mm thick 31 mm wide
Mountings:  Blade is in shirasaya with solid silver habaki.
Overall Condition:  Excellent.  Recent polish and shirasaya. 

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