Nicely Mounted Heavy ShinShinto Tanto
Forging Pattern: Tight Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Suguhain ko nie and nioi
Dimensions: Blade Length: 11.5 inchesNakago: 4.5 inches, 8mm thick, 31mm wide.
Mountings: Tastefully mounted aikuchi style with string wrapped handle offset by gold ore menukis. Horn pieces missing on split saya. But should be easily restored.
Overall Condition: Very Good. Some hazing on polish. Exceptionally well forged shinshinto tanto with nicetight jihida and bright hamon. This is a very understated but powerful tanto.