NTHK Papered Tensho Period Katana
Signature: Mumei, attributed to Kashu KatsuIe (1500s)
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: Extremely active Gunome Midare in Nie with Sunagashi
Dimensions: Blade Length: 27.9 inchesNakago: 9 inches 7 mm thick 33 mm wide
Mountings: Shirasaya and Shakudo foiled habaki.
Overall Condition: Excellent. In excellent pre-war polish. Some loose grain in areas. Very active hamon that reaches the shinogi in areas.