Late ShinShinto/Early Meiji Katana
Forging Pattern: Tight Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Midare
Dimensions: Blade Length: 26.7 inchesNakago: 8.4 inches, 8 mm thick, 32 mm wide.
Mountings: Nice old mounts from the 1800s. Shakudo nanako fuchi kashira of bamboos, iron tsuba and shakudo menukis of a samurai chasing a demon.
Overall Condition: Good. Handle needs to be restored, blade is clean with minor hazing. Saya needs restoration. Civilian swords from the late 1800s early 1900s are quite rare.