Appraisal Quiz #515

Previous answer is
Dewa Daijo Fujiwara Kunimichi

Special Feature : Born around 1576 in Yamato province,
Kunimichi the First learned under Iga (No) Kami Kinmichi and Horikawa Kunihiro.
It is thought that Kunimichi was designated Dewa Daijo in 1614 to 1615.
His latest work was 1657. Most of his swords show fascinating hamon with strong Nie and Nioi.
This elegantly-proportionedsword shows distinctive features of his workmanship.
Especially the texture of jitetsu outstrips one of his masters Horikawa Kunihiro’s.

Appraisal Quiz #515 (December 1st, 2018)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 68.1 cm or 26.8inches.
Sori :1.5cm or 0.59inches.
Mekugi :  2
Width at the hamachi : 2.5 cm or 0.98 inches.
Width at the Kissaki :1.63 cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.69 cm or 0.642 inches.
Shape : The blade is oo suriage mumei(cut shortened) with regular widthm thickness and rather deep sori and regular Kissaki.
Jigane :Itame hada with Masame hada mixed with jinie attach and chikei work.
Hamon :Niedeki middle suguha hamon with ashi uchinoke,Kinsuji ,sunagashi work soft uchinoke, Kinsuji,
sunagashi work soft Habuchi.
Boshi is Kaen and Hakikake style.


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