Appraisal Quiz #542

Previous answer is
 Ichi Hizen Saga Ju Dewa Fujiwara Yukihiro/Houei 3 Nen 8 Gatsu Kichijitsu (August 1707)

Special feature: Yukihiro was a swordsmith of Hizen province.
He was the Second son of Hashimoto Yoshinobu. Yukihiro got
the title of Dewa Daijo in 1648 and ranked up to Dewa (No)
Kami in 1663. He went to Nagasaki to learn under Hisatsugu and
Tanenaga who were well informed about western steels brought
by the Dutch. Later he became a retained swordsmith of the
Nabeshima family and lived in Nagase town. He passed away
in 1683, aged 66.

Appraisal Quiz #542 (June 8th, 2019)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 63.4 cm or 24.96 inches.
Sori :1.2cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi :  4
Width at the hamachi : 2.61cm or 1.02 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.10 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.38 cm or 0.14 inches.
Shape : Suriage, Machiokuri Katana. But the signature is left.
Jigane :Ko-Mokume Hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are Utsuri.
The Jigane is clear.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha with thick Nioikuchi and Ashi.
Boshi is round Hakikake style.

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