Shinto Wakizashi

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.

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