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Aoi Art 1-54-6 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0053 Japan



Appraisal Quiz : #286

Previous answer is
Yokoyama Kaga Suke Ason Sukenaga Tomonari 57dai mago/Kikumon Ichi Kouka 4 nen 2gatsu hi Bisyu Osafune Shi.

Special feature : : Yokoyama Kaga Suke Ason Sukenaga succeeded from his father
Sukehita and educated many sword makers like Yokoyama Sukekane, Suketaka, ukeyoshi Suketosi and others.
This blade is called Fujimi Saigyo which means Mt Fuji and other mountain
and also Miho matsubara(it is beautiful see side contrast of Matsu trees and seaside)
The sentry from the view from the point(Miho Matsubara) Mt Fuji is excellent scenery.
This place was selected as world heritage recently.
The engraving of this sword is well balanced nice work.
The condition of the blade is perfect without Kizu and scratches.

Appraisal Quiz #286 (April 11th, 2014)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 63.9 cm or 25.15 inches.
Sori : 1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.27cm or 0.89 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.3cm or 0.51 inches.
Kasane : 0.5 cm or 0.19 inches.
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei slender
with deep sori and small kissaki elegant shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada and komomume hada mixed
with thick jinie attach and very clear utsuri appear.
Hamon : Konie plate suguha and notare hamon with many ashi work.


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