- Dated: probably Shinto Period (1600-1764)
- Medium: steel, gold, silver, wood
- Measurements: 66.3 cm long
The sword comes with a soft metal fuchi and engraved kashira, gilded menuki while the iron tsuba presents silver inlays including a crescent moon. The katana has a chiseled silver habaki, a black saya with woodgrain lacquer and mounted en suite with the hilt. The mumei tang comes with a single hole, blade with active grain and billowing temperline in good polish.
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The workmanship that went into these was incredible. To master the use of something like this took years.