Appraisal Quiz : #364

Previous answer is
Yamato Kami Yoshimichi (First generation)

Special feature : Yamato Kamo Yoshimichi first generation is second son of
the Oosaka first generation Yoshimichi who is called Mishina Uzaemon.
He is skillful sword maker and made Sudareba and also gunome midare like this sword.
The sayagaki is mentioned by Dr Honma sensei which is mentioned.

Appraisal Quiz #364 (November 27th, 2015)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length :  71.1  cm or 27.99 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi : 3.11cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.24cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Shape : The blade is rather long, wide and thick with nice looking sori and boshi. Jigane:Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful Konukahada which is typical Hizen texture.
Hamon:Niedeki gunome midare and Cyoji midare mixed with small ashi
and sakasa Cyoji midare and koashi work. Boshi is notare hakikake style.


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