Appraisal Quiz #588

Previous answer is
  Mumei (Osafune Yoshikaage) 

Special feature:Yoshikage was a son of the Kagemitsu
and a student of the Chikakage. His subject was influenced a lot
from his father Kagemitsu especially Kataochi gunome midare hamon.
The blade is active kogunome midair with ashi,
from the Monouchi area to Kisski, very
active así, yo , sunagashi and kinsuji scatter in Hamon.
Bo-shi is midarekomi style with kinsuji work.

Appraisal Quiz #588 ( May 9th, 2020)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 66.6 cm or 26.22 inches. 
Sori 1.7:cm or 0.66 inches. 
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi :3.15 cm or 1.24 inches. 
Width at the Kissaki : 2.25 cm or 0.88 inches. 
Kasane : 0.74 cm or 0.29 inches.
Shape : Osuriage Mumei Katana, regular width and thickness with nice Sori.
There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane :Itame hada well grained with jinie attach Midare Utsuri apper.
Hamon :Choji Midare and Ko Choji Midare with ashi and yo work.
In hamon, sunagshi and Kinsuji work 
Boshi is round shape.

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