Appraisal Quiz #609

Previous answer is
  Yamato Kami Yoshimichi Saku (First generation) 

Sspecial feature:Yamato (No) Kami Yoshimichi, born MIshina Uzaemon was
the second son of Tamba (No) Kami Yoshimichi the First in
Osaka. Yamato (No) Kami Yoshimichi forged Sudare-ba
hamon on his early works. Influenced by Kobushigata-choji
Kawachi (No) Kami kunisuke, he showed excellent
workmanship. Yoshimichi created a characteristic choji-
midare including Tora-no-o, tiger tail in Japanese that is a
point worthy of appreciation.
This blade is Suguha hamon which is very rare item for the
Yamato Kami Yoshimichi.

Appraisal Quiz #609 (October 3rd 2020)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 74.3 cm or 29.25 inches.
Sori :1.6cm or 0.63 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.59cm or1.41 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.45 cm or 0.96inches.
Kasane :0.8 cm or 0.315 inches.
The weight of the sword 1005 grams.
Shape : The blade is very wide(3.59cm) and thick with deep sori and regular Kissaki and engraved bo-hi on both sides of the blade.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach and chikei work soft feeling
like rice cake and small utsuri appear fine elegant texture.
Hamon :Niedeki suguha with small ashi work.
Bo-shi is round shape.

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