Appraisal Quiz : #243

Previous answer is
Houki Kami Fujiwara Hirotaka/Echizen Jyu

Special feature :Houki Kami Fujiwara Hirotaka was working at Echizen province.
He is very skillful swordsmith making like this Kanemoto style sword, gunome midair with thick nioikuchi and also Doranba hamon.
He was a stream oc Echizen Shimosaka probably Yasushige.

Appraisal Quiz #243 (May 10, 2013)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 71.51 cm or 28.15 inches.
Sori : 1.78cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.29 cm or 1.29 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.29 cm or 0.90 inches.
Kasane : 0.74 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide(3,29cm) and thick with suitable sori and long kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Itame had well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : Nie deck noter and gunome midair up and down.
In Hamon, there are many sunagashi
and kinsuji and also Imozuru work.
Boshi is midarekomi and hakikake style.

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