Signature: Mumei (unsined)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 58.5 cm or 23.03 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.30 cm or 1.29 inches.
Kasane : 0.78 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : large and Wide Ken
Jitetsu : Itame hada mixed Oohada. This blade looks like Yoshihiro(Shinshinto blade).
Hamon : Nie deki Suguha
Special feature : Generally Ken is used at Temple by priest ceremonial important goods protecting from the disaster.
This Ken was used about Edo period. There is extraneous iron. It looks like Chikei. This is very interesting Ken.