Mumei koto Mino-den

Mino-den wakizashi, late koto period;

mei: mumei;
sugata: shinogi zukuri, sori 1.06 cm, iori-mune;
nagasa: 45.0 cm, hamachi width 2.81, hamachi thickness 0.78 cm, kissaki width 2.21 cm;
nakago: ubu, ha-agari kuri-jiri, one mekugi ana, mumei
hamon: even gunome midare in nie-deki with some ashi and yo in ha;
boshi: midare komi, with some hakikake, and no or very small kaeri;
kitae: itame hada with clear grain with ji-nie and some shirake on the ji;
[oshigata from Aoi Art with permission]
healthy size blade with many features of Mino-den, period is end of Muromachi (from 1570’s)

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