Appraisal Quiz: #358

Previous answer is
Yamato no Kami Yoshimichi

Special feature : Yamato no Kami Yoshimichi is the successor of first generation Yoshimichi. He was called Mishina Shiroubee and later on has successed Den Uemon.
He has lived in Hanshu(now Hyogo Prefecture). His work is gunome midrae with much sunagashi and kinsuji activities in the ha just like the first generantion.
This work is same as the first generation. The hamon has what is called a Tora no O (tiger tail) hamon. The jigane is good and there is much ups and down in the ha.

Appraisal Quiz #358 (October 18th, 2015)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 71.2cm or 28.03inches.
Sori : 1.0cm or 0.39inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.13cm or 1.23inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.01cm or 0.79inches.
Kasane : 0.7cm or 0.28inches.
Era : Edo Kanei period.
Shape : around 3cm Suriage machiokuri. It is wide and thick work and kissaki is long. It is healthy katana.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached. Osaka jigane.
Hamon : Nie deki with deep nioiguchi. Gunome midare with mixture of choji midare. There is much difference in the height of the hamon. Sunagashi and kinsuji activities appearing. Boshi is hakikake brush up style.


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