Signature: Kashu Ju Kage Mitsu.
Year Made: 1600s
Forging Pattern: Mokume/Itame
Tempering Pattern: Midare
Dimensions: Blade Length: 20.4 inchesNakago: 6 inches 6 mm thick and 28 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: Habaki only.
Overall Condition: Fair. A nicely forged and very healthy blade. Nice strong midare hamon, there are a few grain openings. Would turn out nicely with minimal restoration.