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Appraisal Quiz #506

Previous answer is
Mumei (Komihara)

Special feature : Komihara has been successful from late Kamakura peirod in Bingo province.
From Nanbokucho period, Masaie and Masahiro are the well known.
The jigane of the fine Ko Mihara works is quite similar to that of Aoe.

Appraisal Quiz #506 (September 29th, 2018)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 32.42cm or 12.76 inches.
Sori :0.82cm or 0.323inches.
Mekugi : 1 
Width at the hamachi : 3.28cm or 1.29 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.64cm or 1.03 inches.
Kasane : 0.73cm or 0.29 inches.
Shape : The bladse is wide and thick
with suitable sori and long Kissaki nice gorgeous shape.
Jigane :Masame hada well grained with jinie attach and chikei work.
Hamon :Nie deki gunome midare and oogunome mixed with thick nioikuchi.
In hamon, active sunagashi, kinsuji scatter.
Boshi: midarekomi round shape.

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