The blade was polished.
Blade length : 58.0 cm or 22.83 inches.
Sori : 1.7 cm or 0.6 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.82 cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.86 cm or 0.73 inches.
Kasane : 0.70 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : It is regular with and thickness and deep sori. It is long elegnat wakizashi.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with mokume hada well grained and some shirake utsuri appearing.
There is kizu appearing on the shinogi-ji.
Hamon : Konie Deki gunome midare with Togari gunome midare mixed. Boushi is round end.
Special feature : This piece is mumei but from the work it is Seki swordsmith.
The jigane is nice with clear mokume hada.
It is regretted that there is some flaws on the Shinogi-ji but
nevertheless it is nice shape and the jigane is wonderful.