Appraisal Quiz #578

Previous answer is
  Echizen Kami Hojoji Tachibana Masateru/Kano Hikodayu Sugahara Genwa Shiho 

Special feature: Hojoji Tachibana Masateru is the student of Hojoji Masahiro and later lives in Dewa. As a swordsmith of the Edo Hojoji school,
his style is similar to that of his master Masahiro.
the Hamon looks like Inoue Shinkai. Masahiro’s students are Sadakuni, Kunimasa, and Masahiro made futosuguha with ash and sunagashi and also kinsuji.

Appraisal Quiz #578 ( February 29nd, 2020)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 74.7cm or 29.40 inches.
Sori :1.06 cm or 0.41 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi : 3.35cm or 1.31 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.09 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.79 cm or 0.31 inches.
The weight of the sword: 825grams.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with small sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame had well grained with jinie attch beautiful Osaka Jigane.
Hamon :From the hmachi, suguha and then gunome midair and oogunome midair mixed with ashi work and also sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Bo-shi is midarekomi sansaku style.

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