A later Hasebe tanto in mounts
By Kunishige, Muromachi period (16th century)
Hira-zukuri, iori-mune with an itame forging pattern and a gunome tempered edge, the omote carved with hatahoko and the ura carved with futatsu-bi, the tang funagata with three holes, indistinct file marks and signed Hasebe Kunishige; one-piece shakudo habaki; 10 7/8in (27.6cm) long
The aikuchi-goshirae with a nashiji lacquer saya and tsuka decorated with hollyhock family crests in gold hira-makie and brass mounts carved with clouds, the kashira applied with a serpentine dragon winding around the tsuka and the fuchi decorated with key-fret patterns in gold hira-zogan, illegibly signed
- Please note this sword is after Kunishige.