Appraisal Quiz : #466

Previous answer is
Omi Kami Hojoji Tachibana Masahiro

Special feature : Oumi Kami Hojyuji Tachibana Masahiro was named
Takigawa who was bone at tajima province.
Later on he moved to Edo and communicated with grat master Kotetsu.
Studied from him and founded Houjyoji school and became the master of the school.
There are number of the student like Sadakuni, Kunimasa,
Masateru Masatsugu and so on.
This sword is typical Masahiro style like Kotetsu.

Appraisal Quiz #466 (November 25th, 2017)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 71.6 cm or 28.18 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1 
Width at the hamachi : 2.90 cm or 1.14 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.15 cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Shape : Regular wideth and thickness blade with large Sori.
The Kissaki is long. The shape is elegant.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is typical Hizen Konuka Hada.
Shinogi-Ji: Itame Hada and Masame Hada.
Hamon : From Hamachi, Nie Deki Suguha, and then Gunome Midare
with thick Nioikuchi. The Habuchi is soft. In Ha, there are Sunagashi
and Kinsuji. Boshi is Midarekomi and Hakikake style.


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