Appraisal Quiz #499

Previous answer is
Oumi Kami Hojyoji Masahiro (first generation)
(Gold inlay) Kanbun Gannen 6 Gatsu 10 Hi
Yamano Kauemon Nagahisa(Kao)
Futatsu Do Saidan

Special feature: Omi kami Houjoji Masahiro was born at Tajima province.
He moved to Edo which is capital place in Japan and established his
school and educated many famous sword makers.
His subjects are very similar with Kotetsu. Probably his swords were
influenced from Kotetsu. His swords are almost as same as Kotetsu which is Kanbun shape.
Kanbun shape(very few sori(curve) and kokkisaki style.
This kanbun shape has nice reputation as cut well swords.
This blade has thick Nioikuchi Hamon.

Appraisal Quiz #499 (August 11th, 2018)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 76.6 cm or 30.15 inches.
Sori : 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :3.37 cm or 1.32 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.51 cm or 0.98 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Shape : Wide and thick Katana with large Sori.
There are Bo-Hi and Soe-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jitetsu :Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is clear.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi. Boshi is sharp end.


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