Appraisal Quiz #535

Previous answer is
Mumei (Yamato Shizu)

Special feature:Shizu-Saburo-Kaneuji was a swordsmith of Tegai School, thought as a pupil of Masamune
in Soshu province, later moved to Mino province from Nara in Yamato province and prospered
with his school. Yamato-Shizu is the general term for the School before moving.
In the narrow sense, it means only Kaneuji.
The workmanship of this katana resembles to Kaneuji or Masamune.
It is rather close to Shizu style though the general workmanship
of Yamato-shizu has a tendency toward Yamato style.
Old fashion polishing shows good Niku-oki and calm texture of jitetsu.
On close appreciation will keep you amused every time
but delicate beauty as it is tends to easily escape our notice.
Re-polishing with modernistic sense will make
the blade quite like a Shizu school Katana.

Appraisal Quiz #535 (April 20th, 2019)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 69.2 cm or 27.25 inches.
Sori :2.0cm or 0.876 inches.
Mekugi :  2
Width at the hamachi : 2.86cm or 1.126inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.225 cm or 0.876 inches.
Kasane : 0.74cm or 0.29 inches.
Shape : The blade is big suriage rather wide
and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane: Itame hada and mokume had mixed with jinie attach
and utsuri appear on the Ji.
Hamon:Nioi deck Cyoji midair with ash, yo actively .
Boshi is midarekomi round style.


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