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Monju Shigesada Wakizashi
An exceptional work by an under rated smith, a slightly suriage wakizashi signed, Monju Shigesada Saku. Shinogizukure, iroi mune, toriizori, chu kissaki. Hawatare: 1 shaku 4 sun 1 bu (42.73 cm. / 16.82"). Motohaba: 2.81 cm. Sakihaba: 2.2 cm. Kasane: 6.3 mm. A very florid gunome midare with long choji and deep ashi iri, hotsure, kinsuji, nado. The hada tatsu jigane is a tight itame with some nagare, with chikei and ji nie, nado. The boshi becomes suguba with komaru and hakikaki. In recent polish, shirasaya, silver habaki, and NTHK certificate.
Monju Shigesada was active around Kambun (1661 -1673). He was a student of Monju Kunishige.
Itame hada tatsu
Hamon pattern under the keisho