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Appraisal Quiz #491

Previous answer is
Mumei (Aoe)

Special feature: The Aoe School had been prospered at the lower reaches of the Takanashi river in Bichu province.
This katana shows distinctive feature of Aoe school though nakago has no signature and o-suriage.

Appraisal Quiz #491 (June 9th, 2018)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 27.1 cm or 10.6 inches.
Sori : slightly.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi :2.79 cm or 1.09 inches.
Kasane : 0.68cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : late Edo period
Shape : This blade is wide and thick. healthy blade.
Jigane :Ko-itamehada well graind with jinie attach
and beautiful nice texture.
Hamon :Nie deki, from Habaki part is Suguha, and then Doranba with thick NIoikuchi. Boshi is round shape.


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