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Appraisal Quiz : #463

Previous answer is
Uda Kunifusa

Special feature:Kunifusa is a son of the Konyudo Kunimitsu and studied under the great norishige. Uda Kunihusa continued several generations to Muromachi period.
Uda school Kunihusa, Kunimune Kunitsugu sword makers are a stream of the Yamato school and moved to Eccyu province and influenced a lot at that place. This signature of this sword is as sama as Jyuyo Bijyutu Hie shrine's Kunihusa and Kurokawa old culture reserch center's sword.
The blade is almost ubu style and the beauty of the Jigane and and also the hamon are marvelous.

Appraisal Quiz #463 (November 4th, 2017)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 69.4 cm or 27.32 inches.
Sori :1.82cm or 0.72inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi 2.89 cm or 1.14inches.
Width at the Kissaki :1.95 cm or 0.77inches.
Kasane : 0.74cm or 0.3 inches.
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei (cut shortened)
Jigane :Koitame hada and mokume hada mixed
with jinie attach and chikei work.
like Chirimen hada and also clear Utsuri appear.
Hamon :Konie deki suguha with small gunome midare
with ashi, Yo work. Boshi is midarekomi kaen style active hamon.


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