Appraisal Quiz : #331

Previous answer is
Nobukuni (1st generation)

Special feature : The Nobukuni was reported as a son of the Ryokai Hisanobu
and a student of the Sadamune.
This blade was made by Nobukuni 1st generation around late Nanbokucho period.
This blade has nice Midare Utsuri and beautiful Jigane.
The Choji Midare Hamon is impressive. The shape is also elegant.

Appraisal Quiz #331 (March 6, 2015)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 64.6 cm or 25.43 inches.
Sori : 1.1 cm or 0.43 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 3.55 cm or 1.00 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.9 cm or 1.14 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
Shape : Wide 3.55cm and thick Mitsumune blade with Okissaki.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada, Masame and Mokume mixed with Chikei.
The Jigane is beautiful Chirimen Hada. There are Utsuri.
Hamon : Suguha base, Ko-Gunome Midare mixed. There are many Ashi and Yo.


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