Koto Wakizashi in Higo Mounts

Signature:  Mumei
Forging Pattern:  Mokume Itame
Tempering Pattern:  Suguha Midare
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  23.5 inchesNakago: 4.8 inches 6.5 mm thick 28 mm wide
Mountings:  Nice lacquered saya with a nicely matched shakudo higo fuchi kashira of waves.  Menukis of catfish and octopus.
Overall Condition:  Very Good, in nice polish, no nicks or rust.  Blade has some areas of loose grain.

SwordsElliott Tan