Appraisal Quiz : #297

Previous answer is
Bicchu koku Manjuso ju Sahyoenojo Tsunetsugu/
(Bonji) Enkyo 3 nen 5gatu hi (May 1310)

Special feature : Bicchu koku Manjuso is one of the Aoe school’s most renowned sword smiths. This blade is Ko-Itame Hada and Ko-Mokume Hada mixed, and the Nioikuchi wide and bright Hamon which is typical Aoe school.

Appraisal Quiz #297 (June 27th, 2014)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 34.0 cm or 13.38 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 0
Width at the hamachi : 2.99 cm or 1.17 inches.
Kasane : 0.77 cm or 0.30 inches.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with small sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach mug style texture.
Hamon : From the Hamachi, nioideki suguha and then Choji midair
and Juka choji midair mixed. In Ha, ash which is very soft feeling and round shape Boshi.

1:The shape of the Nakago is mentioned as follow.
2:From the hamachi, suguha and then jyuuka cyoji midair hamon.
3:No Utsuri.
4:Boshi is round shape.


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