Ryujin Swords

Mumei Naginata-naoshi Wakizashi

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Period: Muromachi, possibly circa 1550.

Mei: Mumei.

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.