3rd generation Shigemitsu Tanto

Koto 3rd generation Shigemitsu Tanto in Shirasaya
Blade length ~ 24.2 cm
Signature: Bishū Shigemitsu
Shape: hira-zukuri, iori-mune
Kitae (鍛) ‒ Forging: itame
Hamon (刃紋) ‒ Hardening: hoso-suguha with a tendency towards hotsure
Bōshi (鋩⼦) ‒ Hardening in tip: sugu and almost running out as yakitsume
Nakago (中⼼) ‒ Tang: mekugi-ana (⽬釘⽳) 1, yasurime (鑢): katte-sagari