Appraisal Quiz #582

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.

Appraisal Quiz #582 ( March 28th, 2020)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 71.21 cm or 28.04 inches.
Sori : 1.51 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.94 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.06 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.76 cm or 0.30 inches.
The weight of the sword 790 grams.
Shape : The regular size with large sori.
Jigane : Ko-itame hada and Ko-mokume hada with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki gunomemidare with deep Nioikuchi with Notere
and O-gunome midare. Bo-shi turns back roundly with notere.

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