Wakisashi, cold weapon for samurai, Japanese sword from the 16th century from the former province of Mino. Nagako (tang) signed IZUMI-NO-KAMI KANE-SADA. Blade forged in the 16th century measuring 37.5 cm for a total length of 53 cm. The Hamon (hardening line) is clearly visible. Back iori-mune (with two slopes), ko-kissaki spike. Rectangular openwork tsuba. Lasaya (scabbard) in black lacquered wood and shagreen inlay with a kozuka (small knife) also signed. Same-hada decorated with animal menukis. Antique certified by an expert in militaria.
Really good condition. Same-hada slightly cracked