Mounted Shinto Katana

Signature:  HizenKuni TadaYoshi (Gimei)
Forging Pattern:  Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Suguha in Nie and Nioi
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  26.9 inchesNakago: 7.6 inches 7 mm thick 29 mm wide
Mountings:  Nice Edo period mounts original to the sword.  Signed Fuchi Kashira of carved copper, soft metal menuki of mumms.  Old iron tsuba.
Overall Condition:  Very Good.  Difficult to fine original mounts on a katana.  There are some surface rust spots and hazing on the blade.  Tip has a 1mm nick.

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