A good gendaito piece made by an Imperial army sword smith living in Seki, Mino province. He produced in 1920’s-30’s. Saya is older and needs some repair. Tsuka is good condition with clean menuki and simple kashira/kojiri. Nice Edo period tsuba. Ko kissaki with ko-maru. Tight masame hada. Hammon in gunome nioi deki. Cleanly done bo-hi with soe-bi.
Yasurime is takanoha.
Signed: Noshu no Ju Toi Otoni Kaneoto. (Hawleys: KAN 2004)
Asking Price: $6,500