Appraisal Quiz : #359

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Oite Osaka Izumi Kami Kunisada

Special feature : Izumi (No) Kami Kunisada the First made this wakizashi. He is known as the father of a famous swordsmith Inoue Shinkai. Usually this Kunisada is called Oya-Kunisada. Oya means parent in Japanese. Kunisada the First was born in 1590 in Hyuga province, present Miyazaki pref. He became a pupil of Horikawa Kunihiro at Kyoto. Kunisada went to Osaka and trained many excellent pupils. It has been an accepted opinion that he was the founder of Osaka-Shinto. Kunisada was approved as the Izumi (No) Kami in 1623. He passed away in 1652.
This is wide and thick helathy. We recommend this good condition work.
Appraisal Quiz #359 (October 23rd, 2015)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 63.93cm or 25.16inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.35 cm or 1.31 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.67 cm or 1.05 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Shape : Wide and rather thick, nice shape Katana. Ubu-Nakago.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Notare-Ha, Kuichigai-Ha and Ko-Gunome mixed.
There are many Sunagashi. Nioikuchi is deep. Boshi is small round shape.


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