Appraisal Quiz : #394

Previous answer is
Bizen Koku Osafune Junin Samamosuke Sanemori Zo/(Yotsume Hishi mon) Shouo 2 nen 8gatsu hi (August 1289)

Special feature : Sanemori was a son of the Hatakeda Moriie
and they worked from Kenji era to Koan, Seiou era.
The Jigane is well grained and clear with Utsuri.
The Hamon is Juka Choji which looks like Ichimonji.
This Nakago is Ubunakako with long signature and date.
We recommend this blde for you.

Appraisal Quiz #394 (July 1st, 2016)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 49.0 cm or 19.29 inches.
Sori : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
Mekugi : 1 
Width at the hamachi : 2.90 cm or 1.14 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.70 cm or 1.06 inches.
Kasane : 2.91 cm or 1.14 inches.
Shape : Shinogi Tsukuri Wakizashi. The Okissaki.
Jigane : Itame Hada and Mokume Hada well grained with Jinie and Chikei.
There are Utsuri.
Hamon : Ko-Gunome Midare and Ko-Choji Midare.
There are Ko-Ashi and Yo. Boshi is Midarekomi Yakiume Hakikake shape.


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