A koto wakizashi
The blade 16th century, the mounts 19th century
The unusually broad blade of torii-zori, hira-zukuri with koshi-hi and soe-hi either side extending through the nakago, gunome-midare hamon of nie and nioi with much sunagashi, ko-maru boshi with kaeri-fukai, mokume-hada, two mekugi-ana, mumei, in shirazaya, with koshirae: brown ishime lacquer saya, with clouds and roundels in roiro risist, copper tsuba of kiku form with a dragon in shakudo takazogan, fuchi-kashira en suite, copper o-kozuka.
The blade, 46cm (18 1/8in). ((3).).