Period: Muromachi, possibly circa 1550.
Sugata: Shinogi-zukuri, shallow tori-zori, iori-mune.
Overall length: 19.72 inches (501.00 mm).
Nagasa: 15.16 inches (385.00 mm).
Nakago: Ubu, 4.57 inches (116.00 mm).
Moto-haba: 1.14 inches (29.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.70 mm).
Sori: 0.43 inches (10.90 mm).
Hamon: Horsetooth gunome with nie.
Hada: Tight itame and masame hada.
Blade condition: In old polish with some scuffs. It will however polish up beautifully.
In very good quality Edo period mounts, including urushi lacquered saya, a shakudo flower design fuchi-kashira, sea shell menuki, and silver double habaki with a bamboo and pine tree design. The old iron tsuba has a very nice patina.