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Appraisal Quiz #569

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.
Dewa Daijyo Fujiwara Kunimichi was a top ranking student of the Kunihiro.
He made a lot of swords during his long life.
He was making swords from Keicyo era to Kanbun era for the first stage,
he named Kunimichi and got the tytle of Dewa Daijyo.
Seki school Kanemichi was a master of the Kunimichi, kanemichi, Masatoshi and so on.

Appraisal Quiz #569 (December 21st, 2019)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 70.91 cm or 27.92 inches.
Sori :1.06cm or 0.417 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.2cm or 1.26 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.22 cm or 0.874inches.
Kasane : 0.61 cm or 0.24inches.
The weight of the sword: 785 grams.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Ko-itame hada well grained with jinie attach and chikei work
which is called konuka hada beautiful Jigane,
Hamon :Konie deki with thick nioikuchi and soft Habuchi and round boshi with thick nioikuchi.

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